Shoe and Head Covers

Shoe and head covers provide a barrier against possible exposure within a contaminated environment.

Shoe covers

  • Wear shoe covers to provide a barrier against possible exposure to airborne organisms or contact with a contaminated environment.

  • Use shoe covers for patients with hemorrhagic disease.

  • Shoe covers should be worn as part of Full Barrier Precautions.

Head covers (bonnets)

  • Wear head covers to protect the hair and scalp from possible contamination when sprays or airborne exposure is anticipated.

  • Head covers can be worn as part of Full Barrier Precautions.

 

Updated Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 12:07PM