PPE (personal protective equipment)

September 25, 2020

King County rapidly modified procedures to safeguard emergency medical responders' exposure while responding to calls.

September 23, 2020

Since April, investigators have studied how to disinfect coronavirus-exposed N95 masks so healthcare workers can reuse them safely.

June 18, 2020

Prevalence of infection in front-line employees appears comparable to those with no patient contact and lower than overall community members.

Spencer Hawes dropping off donations
June 3, 2020

Spencer Hawes donated 25,000 surgical masks yesterday, June 2, to UW Medicine at the donation drop-off center near University Village in Seattle.  Hawes made the donation to support UW Medicine’s frontline workers in the fight against the COVID-

Nurses outside of the triage tents
April 1, 2020

UW Medicine is rolling out a new masking policy that expands the use of masks to staff beyond those who provide direct care to COVID-19 patients.

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