Evidence brief on infection risk from eye exposures to inform contact and droplet precautions


ID:
169

Research Question:
What is the available evidence on eye protection (in addition to standard medical masks and respirators) to prevent COVID-19 infection transmission to healthcare workers?

Document Type:
Evidence summary/scan

Population:
Healthcare workers

Setting:
Community health centre, Dentist, Emergency services, Hospital, Primary Care Provider clinic

Public health topic area:
Infection prevention and control measures

Contact Name:
PHAC Emerging Science Group

Contact Title:
N/A

Contact Email:
phac.emergingsciencesecretariat-secretariatdessciencesemergentes.aspc@canada.ca

Organization:
Public Health Agency of Canada

Jurisdiction (of reviewer):
Federal

Status of Review:
Completed

Review available:
On request

Date Completed:
2020-06-22

Date Submitted:
2020-08-10