Protective Mask Guidance for Healthcare Workers


This week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released protective mask guidance for healthcare workers.

The Memorandum Summary can be viewed below…

CMS is committed to taking critical steps to ensure America’s health care facilities are prepared to respond to the threat of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and other respiratory illnesses.

The memo clarifies the application of CMS policies in light of recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance expanding the types of facemasks healthcare workers may use in situations involving COVID-19 and other respiratory infections.

CLICK HERE to read the full memo.