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Coronavirus

For health information and advice, read our pages on coronavirus. Information for healthcare professionals is available on hpsc.ie

Prevent the spread of infection - what non-clinical staff can do

Video: Preventing the spread of infection for reception and non-clinical staff

Suspected or confirmed cases of coronavirus

Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) if you are a healthcare professional caring for a patient with suspected or confirmed coronavirus.

This includes a:

Follow advice from the World Health Organization (WHO) on infection prevention and control.

Airborne precautions are only needed if an aerosol-generating procedure is being performed on a patient with suspected or confirmed coronavirus.

Personal protective equipment

Watch a video on how to put on and take off personal protective equipment.

Video: How to put on and take off personal protective equipment in an acute hospital.

Guidance for healthcare professionals

Read guidance documents from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) on:

More information for health professionals is available through The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC)

Detailed information for health professionals is available through the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC).