Disposal Procedures for COVID-19-Related Medical Waste

Published : March 31, 2020

Follow standard infection prevention control practices at all times. These include:

  • Hand hygiene
  • Using personal protective equipment (e.g., water-resistant apron, gloves, masks, eyewear)
  • Safe handling of sharps and infectious waste
  • Disinfecting instruments and devices used on the patient
  • Disinfecting linen and cleaning and disinfecting environmental surfaces
Resource Type: Guides
Resources Focus Area: COVID-19