Strategies the State of NM, individual healthcare facilities and providers, businesses, and individuals can consider to ensure adequate supply of Personal Protective Equipment until COVID-19 vaccine or treatment is widely available

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) utilization has significantly increased due to the pandemic, and it is not realistic to expect production of PPE supplies to increase to meet the increased demand nationwide. To address these shortages, the MAT outlines strategies...

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Reprocessing

The COVID-19 pandemic requires many healthcare providers to wear isolation gowns, examination gloves, goggles/face shields, and face masks or N-95 respirators. Studies have confirmed the acceptability of multiple methods for reprocessing of disposable N-95 respirators...

3D printed PPE

Hospitals should review offers of 3D printed PPE and make an individual determination on whether they are able to accept this PPE in the event they have a shortage during contingency or crisis capacity surge levels (i.e. using materials that are not yet NIOSH...