Guidance for use of Certain Industrial Respirators by Health Care Personnel
- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) CMS is committed to taking critical steps to ensure America’s health care facilities are prepared to respond to the threat of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and other respiratory illnesses.
- The memo clarifies the application of CMS policies in light of recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance expanding the types of facemasks healthcare workers may use in situations involving COVID-19 and other respiratory infections.
Please see the memo for further details.
For additional information, please visit the Department’s website at health.mo.gov/living/healthcondiseases/communicable/novel-coronavirus/. This site also contains a link specific to long-term care communities.