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Using medical gloves

Wash your hands before putting on sterile gloves. Make sure your gloves fit properly for you to wear them comfortably during all patient care activities. Some people are allergic to the natural rubber latex used in some medical gloves. FDA requires manufacturers to identify on the package labeling the materials used to make the gloves. […]

N95 Respirators and Surgical Masks (Face Masks)

N95 Respirators Not for Use by the General Public The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does not recommend that the general public wear N95 respirators to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including coronavirus (COVID-19). Those are critical supplies that must continue to be reserved for health care workers and other medical first responders, […]