Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Utilization

Any providers who work within two meters of patients and clients are to wear a surgical/procedure mask when they are providing services or direct care.

PPE during COVID-19 Pandemic, please see below guidance

IH PPE During COVID-19 Pandemic 
Updated: January 18
IH Eye Protection Frequently Asked Questions
Updated: January 15
IH AGMPs and PPE requirements
Updated: January 8
IH Island Health's Masking Policy
Updated: December 17
Clickhere Questions and Answers Mask Use in Health-Care Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic
New: December 8, 2020
IH Visual Guide to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
New: December 11

Frequently Asked Questions (Masking Policy)
Updated: December 4

IH Signage Regarding Island Health's Masking Policy
New: November 12

Provincial Policy Mask Use in Health Care Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic
New: November 9

CDC Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for COVID-19
Updated: September 29

Acute Care Adult In-Patient Precautions, Activities & Restrictions
New: August 20

Communicating While Wearing a Mask
New: August 11

Physical Distancing at Work and the use of Masks
New: July 14

Latest Island Health Communication on PPE
Personal Protective Equipment 

Updated: April 15


Emergency & Critical Care

Surgery infection prevention and control (IPC)

More PPE information

Clickhere Respirator Fit testing & Reporting

Using and Reusing PPE 

Donning & Doffing Personal Protective Equipment

Clickhere Procurement of PPE