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  • Tags: Guidance Document

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Creator: CDC
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Hyperlink
Date Last Updated: 2019-04-03
Description: Who this is for: Hospitals and healthcare providers that care for patients under investigation (PUIs) for Ebola virus disease (EVD) or with confirmed cases of EVD. What this is for: To help hospitals and healthcare providers safely handle,…

Interim – Planning Guidance for the Handling of Solid Waste Contaminated with a Category A Infectious Substance
Creator: U.S. Department of TransportationU.S. Environmental Protection AgencyU.S. Department of LaborCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2017-01-19
Description: What this is for: This Guidance is for safe handling of solid waste contaminated with a Category A infectious substance (henceforth, “contaminated waste”) and the proper management of inactivated Category A waste materials in the United…

Procedural Guidance on the Proper Packaging of Ebola Suspected Waste
Creator: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2014
Description: This guidance is intended for persons who prepare packages containing waste contaminated or suspected of being contaminated with Ebola, for transportation to off-site treatment and disposal. It provides guidance on DOT regulations regarding the…

Creator: WHO
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-05
Description: Considerable variability exists in the level of supportive care offered to Ebola patients, and this guideline provides recommendations for the management of adults and children to provide the best possible chance for survival.

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Creator: Coignard-Biehler, H., A. Isakov, and J. Stephenson
Subject: Pre-hospital
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2015-08
Description: Although the epidemic is largely confined to West Africa, most Western countries where there is a possible risk of imported EVD have developed guidelines and procedures for the transport of confirmed or suspected cases of EVD. Specific…

Cat-A-Waste-Planning-Guidance-Final-2019-08[1].pdf
Creator: U.S. Department of TransportationU.S. Environmental Protection AgencyU.S. Department of LaborCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2019-08-19
Description: This document supersedes an interim version, previously published on January 19, 2017. This document does not create new requirements, nor does it remove the obligation to comply with all applicable federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial laws…

Cat-A-Waste-Planning-Guidance-Final-2019-08-Key-Points.pdf
Creator: U.S. Department of TransportationU.S. Environmental Protection AgencyU.S. Department of LaborCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2019-09-26
Description: This document summarizes a full guide. The full guide supersedes an interim version, previously published on January 19, 2017. This document does not create new requirements, nor does it remove the obligation to comply with all applicable federal,…

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Creator: Chughtai, Abrar Ahmad, Holly Seale, and Chandini Raina MacIntyre.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2013-05-31
Description: Currently there is an ongoing debate and limited evidence on the use of masks and respirators for the prevention of respiratory infections in health care workers (HCWs).