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Department of Health Coronavirus Advice: Guidance on the appropriate and effective use of PPE

Friday 13th March, 2020

The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) has endorsed the following interim recommendations for (non-inpatient) care of people at risk of or with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Note that these interim recommendations are based on current evidence and containment measures and may be subject to change as more information becomes available

They are intended for healthcare practitioners in general practice or other primary health care settings, pathology collection centres, residential aged care facilities, and hospital outpatient or emergency departments.

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