How to select

Point of Entry

S. No. Setting Activity Risk Recommended Products Remarks
1 Health Desk Provide information to travellers Low risk Triple layer medical mask Thermometer N95

Gloves

Minimum distance of one meter needs to be maintained.
2 Immigration counters, customs and

airport security

Provide services to the passengers Low risk Triple layer medical mask

Thermometers

KN95

Gloves

Minimum distance of one meter needs to be maintained.
3 Temperature recording station Record Temperature with

hand held thermal recorder.

Low risk Triple layer medical mask  Thermometers

Kn95 w valve

Gloves

4 Holding area/ Isolation facility Interview & Clinical examination by

doctors/ nurses

Moderate Risk PPE KitFace Shield

N95

5 Isolation facility Clinical management (doctors, nurses) Moderate Risk PPE Kit

RT PCR Kit

N-95 masks Gloves

Coverall

Attending to severely ill passenger High risk Full complement of PPE When aerosol generating procedures are anticipated
5 Sanitary staff Cleaning frequently touched surfaces/

Floor/ cleaning linen

Moderate risk N-95 mask Gloves

Coverall

6 Administrative staff Providing administrative support No risk 3 Layer Surgical Mask No contact with patients of COVID-

19. They should not venture into areas where suspect COVID-19 cases are

being managed.

 

 

Hospital Setting

Out Patient Department (Respiratory Clinic / Separate screening area)

 

S. No Setting Activity Risk Recommended Products Remarks
1 Triage area Triaging patients

Provide triple layer mask to patient.

Moderate risk N 95 mask

Thermo

KN95 (w or w/I valve)

Gloves

Patients get masked.
2 Screening area help desk/ Registration

counter

Provide information to patients Moderate risk N-95 mask

Gloves

Thermometer

3 Temperature recording station Record temperature with

hand held thermal recorder

Moderate Risk N 95 mask

Gloves

4 Holding area/ waiting area Nurses / paramedic

interacting with patients

Moderate Risk N 95 mask

Gloves

Minimum distance of one meter needs to be maintained.
5 Doctors chamber Clinical management (doctors, nurses) Moderate Risk N 95 mask

Gloves

No aerosol generating procedures should

be allowed.

6 Sanitary staff Cleaning frequently touched surfaces/ Floor/ cleaning

linen

Moderate risk N-95 mask Gloves
7 Visitors accompanying young children and elderlies Support in navigating various service areas Low risk Triple layer medical mask No other visitors should be allowed to accompany patients in OPD settings. The visitors thus allowed should practice hand

hygiene

 

# All hospitals should identify a separate triage and holding area for patients with Influenza like illness.

In-patient Services

S. No. Setting Activity Risk Recommended

Products

Remarks
1 Individual isolation rooms/ cohort

isolation rooms

Clinical management Moderate risk N 95 mask Gloves

Sanitizer

Patient masked. Patients stable. No aerosol generating

activity.

2 ICU/ Critical care Critical care management High risk Full complement of PPE

Powered Respirators

Aerosol generating activities performed.
3 ICU /critical care Dead body packing High risk Full complement of PPE

Powered Respirators

4 ICU/ Critical care Dead body transport to mortuary Low Risk Triple Layer medical mask

 

Gloves

5 Sanitation Cleaning frequently touched surfaces/ floor/ changing

linen

Moderate risk N-95 mask Gloves
6 Other Non- COVID

treatment areas of hospital

Attending to infectious and non-infectious patients Risk as per assessed profile of patients PPE as per hospital infection prevention control practices. No possibility of exposure to COVID patients. They should not venture into COVID-19

treatment areas.

7 Caretaker accompanying the admitted patient Taking care of the admitted patient Low risk Triple layer medical mask The caretaker thus allowed should practice hand hygiene, maintain a

distance of 1 meter

 

Emergency Department

S.No Setting Activity Risk Recommended

Products

Remarks
1 Emergency Attending emergency cases Moderate risk N 95 mask

Thermometer

Gloves

When aerosol generating procedures are

anticipated

2 Attending to severely ill

patients of SARI

High risk Full complement of PPE

Powered Respirators

Aerosol generating activities performed.

Pre-hospital (Ambulance) Services

S. No. Setting Activity Risk Recommended Products Remarks
1 Ambulance Transfer to designated hospital Transporting patients not on

any assisted ventilation

Moderate risk N-95 mask

PPE Kit classic

Gloves

Face shield

Management of patient while transporting High risk Full complement of PPE When aerosol generating procedures are

anticipated

Driving the ambulance Low risk Triple layer medical mask

Gloves

Driver helps in shifting patients to

the emergency

Other Supportive/ Ancillary Services

S. No. Setting Activity Risk Recommended

Products

Remarks
1. Laboratory Sample collection and transportation High risk Full complement of PPE

Powered respirators

Sample testing High risk Full complement of PPE

Powered respirators

2 Mortuary Dead body handling Moderate Risk N 95 mask Gloves

Sanitizers

No aerosol generating procedures should be allowed.

No embalming.

While performing autopsy High Risk Full complement of PPE No post-mortem unless until specified.
3 Sanitation Cleaning frequently touched surfaces/ Floor/ cleaning

linen in COVID treatment areas

Moderate risk N-95 mask Gloves

Coveralls

Face Shields

4 CSSD/Laundry Handling linen of COVID patients Moderate risk N-95 mask

 

Gloves

5 Other supportive services Administrative Financial Engineering Security, etc. No risk 3 Layer Surgical Mask

Sanitizers

No possibility of exposure to COVID patients. They should not venture into COVID-19 treatment

Areas.

Health Workers in Community Setting

S. No. Setting Activity Risk Recommended

Products

Remarks
1 Field staff Field Surveillance Low Risk Triple layer mask Gloves Maintain distance of one meter.

Surveillance team to carry adequate triple layer masks to distribute to suspect cases detected on

field surveillance

2 Doctors at supervisory level conducting field

investigation

Field surveillance Clinical examination. Medium risk N 95 mask Gloves.

Quarantine facility

S. No. Setting Activity Risk Recommended

Products

Remarks
1 Persons being quarantined Low Risk Triple layer mask
2 Healthcare staff working at quarantine facility Health monitoring and temperature recording Low Risk Triple layer mask Gloves
Clinical examination of symptomatic persons Moderate Risk N-95 masks Gloves
3 Support staff Low Risk Triple layer mask Gloves

Home Quarantine

S. No. Setting Activity Risk Recommended Products Remarks
1 Persons being quarantined Low Risk Triple layer mask

Gloves

2 Designated family member Taking care of person being quarantined Low Risk Gloves

Triple layer mask

While cleaning commonly touched surfaces or handling soiled linen
3 Other family No Risk Sanitizers

Triple Layer mask

Maintain a distance of at least 1 meter from person under home quarantine. Senior citizens in the household should stay away from such persons under home

quarantine.

Points to remember while using our products

      1. Our products  are not alternative to basic preventive public health measures such as hand hygiene, respiratory etiquettes which must be followed at all times.
      2. Always    (if    possible)    maintain    a    distance    of    at    least    1    meter    from contacts/suspect/confirmed COVID-19 cases
      3. Always follow the laid down protocol for disposing off  some of our disposable products as detailed in infection prevention and control guideline available on your country’s health website.