Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC)
Strategies to Optimize the Supply of PPE and Equipment
International • English • PPE, Public Health, Prevention
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is used every day by healthcare personnel (HCP) to protect themselves, patients, and others when providing care. Personal protective equipment (PPE) helps protect healthcare personnel (HCP) from potentially infectious patients and materials, toxic medications, and other potentially dangerous substances used in healthcare delivery.