COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

2 Apr 2020 4:01 pm
Updated Wednesday, 08 April 2020 12:48 pm

Information for essential workers in health and non-health workplaces on using personal protective equipment.

You may be wondering if you need to be using PPE in order to keep yourself safe during this time. You may also be wanting to know what to do to protect those in your bubble when you return home.

It’s natural that you, and people living with you may feel concerned and have questions about protecting themselves from contracting COVID-19.

If you follow the below link to the Ministry of Health – Manatū Hauora website and the following tips for while at work and at home, these will be the most effective measures to protect yourself and those you live with.

Please click here to view the website.

The most important thing for you to know is that basic hygiene measures are the best defence against COVID-19. If you are unwell, you must not go to work, and must not return to work unless you are symptom free for 48 hours. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 or your doctor if you feel unwell.