Healthcare worker safety guidelines for suspect Ebola patients

NYSNA has issued new guidelines on Ebola preparedness. The NYS Department of Health has mandated that Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines for healthcare worker protection be followed in New York State. However, these are minimal levels of protection and may not be adequate. NYSNA urges all healthcare facilities to adopt optimal protective standards.

Download NYSNA’s Healthcare Worker Safety Guidelines for Suspect Ebola Patients.

The New York Committee on Occupational Safety and Health has also release a factsheet for workers on Ebola preparedness. Click here to read their factsheet