Respiratory Protection

Resources for respiratory protection related to infection prevention and control. Addresses noninfectious hazards such as chemical, radiological, as well as other emergency preparedness scenarios.

CDC COVID-19 Respiratory Protection Guidance

Guidance changes rapidly. Follow CDC guidance on use of respiratory protection

Resources and Projects

The Joint Commission developed and promoted resources related to respiratory protection. We engaged in a project, funded by CDC/NIOSH/NPPTL, which gathered examples of clinical situations where additional clarification regarding use of respiratory protection might be needed.