Cleaning and Disinfecting:
Public Health Respiratory Protection Program Template
N95 - disposable
- If patient not in Contact Precautions (e.g., TB), discard if soiled, if breathing becomes labored, or if structural integrity is compromised.
- If patient in Airborne Precautions is also in Contact Precautions (e.g., SARS, smallpox), discard after use.
- (Recommendation on cleaning and disinfection differ among manufacturers. Include the recommendations from your facility here.)