Department of Health

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) specific recommendations for COVID-19

This document provides guidance on the use of PPE by health care workers working in health care settings. This may include in hospitals, non-inpatient settings, managed quarantine, residential care facilities, COVID-19 testing clinics, in-home care and other environments where clinical care is provided.

It provides the minimum PPE for the protection of healthcare workers caring for patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. It is specific to the context of COVID-19. Other infectious diseases that require transmission-based precautions are not addressed in this document.


Date published
20 Nov 2022
7 pages

Reviewed 14 December 2022

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