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Respiratory Guidance for LTCs

This series of webinars are designed to help nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities understand how to keep staff safe from COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.

Supply Chain Management

June 30, 2021


  • Supply chain management: 2:44
  • Understanding capacity strategies: 15:16
  • Recent changes in PPE recommendations & enforcement expectations/directives: 28:05
  • Question and Answers: 35:16


Respirator Selection and Fit Testing

June 16, 2021


  • OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard: 2:43
  • Respirator Selection and Protection: 32:01
  • OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare: 29:22
  • Helpful Resources for Respiratory Protection Programs: 48:43
  • Question and Answers: 51:47



State and Federal Requirements for Respirator Use

June 2, 2021


  • COVID-19 Emergence & Effects on LTCs: 02:02
  • Alphabet Soup of Federal and State Agencies: 10:14
  • The Future of Respiratory Protection in LTC: 44:29
  • Question and Answer: 47:12


Please contact Respiratory Protection Expert Melissa Horsman, COHC, with the Division of Environmental & Occupational Health Services at National Jewish Health, with any questions at