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  1. ...Can anyone relate to this? Since the Summer I've had coworkers going out, posting photos, going to Disney World, clubs, meeting up with friends and family in groups...they post it all on social media and at the same time ask everyone to "mask up!"...
  2. I'm looking for experience/advice on what to do after being informed of a high risk Covid exposure at work. Exposure occurred 3 days ago - I was wearing my own KN95, surgical mask, and eyeglasses. Pt has since tested positive, and I was with this pat...
  3. NRSKarenRN

    Chris Christie's ad message: Wear a mask

    Chris Christie's national television ad stating that he regrets not wearing a mask and urging all to wear a mask.
  4. "Stigma, discrimination, or bullying may arise due to wearing or not wearing a cloth face covering," the CDC states. Since not all families may agree with mask policies, "schools should have a plan to address challenges that may arise and refer paren...
  5. I'm a PRN RN and haven't worked in over two months d/t COVID. My supervisor has informed me I can sign up for some shifts since things are slowly picking up. I would have to wear a mask for my entire 12-hour shift. No idea how long my hospital will r...
  6. Annual N95 fit testing ... We are being told this is mandatory per OSHA, but I can't seem to find anything on it. Just curious to see if is in fact mandatory.
  7. freckles23

    What happens when you fail a fit test?

    So I went for my pre-employment physical and I failed the fit test. I tried on 4 different masks and still tasted the liquid sprayed in the mask. Will this be an issue for my orientation? The lady told me it happens to some people and I should be fin...
  8. Hi I just got a job in the hospital as a CNA and today I went for my physical exam and they let me do the respirator fit test, my tester gave me a piece of card as a certification of completion and with 3M 1860 on it.. She said I'll use it whenever I...
  9. Hello, I am a Health and Safety Technician working for a production facility and recently started doing Respirator Fit Tests. I've found that generally my employees are not detecting the bitrix solution when spraying into their testing hood prior to ...
  10. VivaLasViejas

    How often is a TB Mask Fit Testing done?

    OK, so who knows how often this REALLY has to be done? My hospital recently instituted annual fit testing, which seems pointless unless you gain or lose a whole bunch of weight, grow a beard or otherwise change the size and shape of your face. I was ...
  11. Hello all, I've signed up at my hospital to be an "observer" meaning I'll be outside of the COVID rooms on the COVID unit (some are negative pressure, but not all), helping the nurses in the room take off their PPE. I won't be going inside the room, ...
  12. tropsnegRN

    My house is so empty.

    I’m a nurse. I’m a mom. I’m a wife. I didn’t get any option or any warning when they turned the med-surg floor I work on into the designated COVID-19 unit. I’m a NEW nurse. I will hit my year mark in the middle of a pandemic. This is NOT what I s...
  13. PrevHealthNurse

    All Masks Not Created Equal

    Hi All Nurses, Can you recommend good homemade or cloth masks (if there are rules on here for not selling-- I get that, but if you have any suggestions on what to look for/where! Thanks. Does anyone know how effective they are? Thank you!