How to Don and Doff Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for COVID-19 Response UPDATED (3/20)

By CDC/Nebraska Medicine - March 19, 2020

Understanding how to put on (don) and remove (doff) personal protective equipment (PPE) will be critical in mitigating risk for COVID-19.

The CDC offers basic instructions.

Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska Medical Center, which have been providing care for COVID-19 quarantined cruise ship passengers, offer additional guidance:

 Personal protective equipment (PPE):

PPE for the Care of Patients Infected or Suspected with COVID-19 [VIDEO] (updated 03/12/2020)

PPE for COVID-19 infographic (updated 03/06/2020)

Donning: Step-by-step process (updated 03/06/2020)

Doffing: Step-by-step process (updated 03/12/2020)