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Original Author: Wolf, Dennis
Date of Material: 03/30/2020

Subjects(s):
Personnel--Health and safety--Infectious diseases
Emergency management--Personnel

N95 Respirators and Respiratory Protection Q & A: A Hot Topic for Tennessee Municipalities

Reviewed Date: 05/21/2021
Summary:
With the shortage of N95 respirators, which is the type of respirator recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for respiratory protection against the coronavirus, MTAS has received questions about the reuse of N95 respirators and alternate types of respirators and masks. This hot topic provides information on N95 respirators and other types of respiratory protection. MTAS does not recommend or endorse any products. Cities should use this information as a resource when making decisions for their operations.



Main Document(s):
file N95 Respirators and Respiratory Protection QA_final_03302020_2.pdf