PPE Information

PPE Fees

October 9, 2020 - Back in August, the Attorney General’s office sent several healthcare provider associations a letter concerning PPE fees. The letter addressed in-network healthcare providers charging additional PPE fees and stated:

“It is the Office’s position that charging patients an additional fee for PPE constitutes illegal balance billing when the charges are assessed in connection with in-network services covered by the patients’ health plans.” 

  • PPE Fee Additional Information

​Frequently Asked Questions for KN95s

Download the FAQ for KN95
(August 10, 2020)


N95 Fit Test Information

Want to learn more about fit tests and seal checks for N95 masks? 

Download ADA Guidance

List of fit check resources:

  • Dynamic Dental Services: Howard Pactovis (www.dynamicdentalsafety.com or 855.674.2337)
  • Concentra Occupational Health: 866​.944.6046
  • Velocity Urgent Care in Rocky Hill: 860.372.4990
  • Contact your local Hospital or Fire Marshall for additional contacts

CT Department of Labor
N95 Respirator Training
Materials/Rescources


ADA's Risk Assessment
(password protected)

FDA removes Emergency Use Authorization for some KN95 masks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has removed its Emergency Use Authorization for several KN95 masks, which are made in China, after they failed to meet a minimum particulate filtration efficiency of 95% in National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health testing. Read more.

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