HEALTHCARE PROVIDER RESOURCES

FACE SHIELD CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS (CDC GUIDELINES)

  1. While wearing gloves, carefully wipe the inside, followed by the outside of the face shield or goggles using a clean cloth saturated with neutral detergent solution or cleaner wipe.

  2. Carefully wipe the outside of the face shield or goggles using a wipe or clean cloth saturated with EPA-registered hospital disinfectant solution.

  3. Wipe the outside of face shield or goggles with clean water or alcohol to remove residue.

  4. Fully dry (air dry or use clean absorbent towels).

  5. Remove gloves and perform hand hygiene.

RESOURCES

DELL MEDICAL SCHOOL: PPE Reuse Guidelines

CDC - Use Personal Protective Equipment When Caring for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 (PDF)

CDC - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator

CDC - Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Eye Protection