N95 Info

Fit Under Fire: Situational Strategies to Achieve the Best Respirator Fit During Crisis

To aid healthcare facilities experiencing shortages of N95 respirators due to high demand across the nation, CDC developed the Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators in Healthcare Settings which provides options on how to optimize supplies of disposable N95 filtering facepiece respirators (commonly called “N95 respirators”) in healthcare settings when there is limited supply. Proper fit of N95s is critical to your infection control/respiratory protection program.

For more information, please visit https://blogs.cdc.gov/niosh-science-blog/2020/03/16/n95-preparedness/.