World Health Organization: How to Handwash with Soap and Water
Hand hygiene, either with soap and water or with alcohol-based handrub, is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading infections to others. Indeed, hand hygiene is an easy, inexpensive, and effective mean to prevent the spread of germs and keep everyone healthy.
Can Gloves to Protect You from the Virus?
Wearing gloves can help protect you from the COVID-19 virus. However, they are not foolproof, as seen in this outstanding video from a former ER nurse.
CDC: Fight Germs. Wash Your Hands!
This handwashing demonstration will show you how handwashing can get rid of germs and chemicals that get on our hands every day.
CDC: Sparkling Surfaces: Stop COVID-19’s Spread
Keep Long-Term Care and Nursing Homes residents healthy by knowing how and when to clean and disinfect environmental and equipment surfaces. These surfaces create an opportunity for viruses and bacteria to survive, proper cleaning and disinfection are important ways to keep surface pathogen levels low and prevent infections from spreading to other residents.
CDC: Closely Monitor Residents for COVID-19
Learn the importance of recognizing new or worsening infections quickly in Long-Term Care facilities and Nursing Homes. The earlier sick residents can be identified, the faster COVID-19 can be prevented from spreading throughout the building. Monitoring sick residents can help catch serious illness early.
CDC: Keep COVID-19 OUT!
Keep COVID-19 out of Long-Term Care facilities and Nursing Homes! Learn what staff, vendors, and consultants should do to protect residents and keep COVID-19 out of your building. Understand the importance of wearing facemasks, using them in the right way, checking for symptoms daily and staying out of the building when sick.
CDC: Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Correctly for COVID-19
Learn what personal protective equipment (PPE) should be used in Long-Term Care facilities and Nursing Homes, when, and how to use it correctly to help protect yourself and residents from COVID-19.
CDC Training for Healthcare Professionals
CDC Page: People Who Need to Take Extra Precautions
CDC Page (includes printable flyers and videos): Symptoms of Coronavirus
CDC Page: If You are Sick or Caring for Someone
CDC Page: Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
CDC Poster: How to Protect Yourself and Others
CDC Poster: Donning and Removing Personal Protective Equipment
CDC Poster: Sequence for Putting on Personal Protective Equipment
CDC Fact Sheets on Handwashing
CDC Fact Sheet: What you should know about COVID-19 to protect yourself and others
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Respiratory Protection Training Videos
How properly to wear and remove an N95 respirator:
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