With a more promising coronavirus picture coming into focus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has relaxed its guidelines for the use of personal protective equipment and other measures in all settings where health care is delivered. Among the changes: a recommendation that facilities use local transmission levels to guide the use of masks and other PPE.
CDC Offers More Flexible Guidance on Use of PPE in Health Care Facilities
The latest revisions lean on local transmission levels to guide PPE use and say screening should be up to individual facilities.
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