AHRQ Resource Helps Nursing Home Staff Fit Respirators
Respirators, including N95s and elastomeric respirators, help protect healthcare workers from COVID-19 and other airborne viruses. Making sure these respirators fit the face properly is essential to maximizing their effectiveness.
A new AHRQ guide (PDF, 636 KB) defines respirator fit testing and explains why it’s important, how it works, and how often nursing home staff members should get a respirator fit test.
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