Framework for a strategy for infectious disease surveillance in Europe
Good surveillance data are the cornerstone for public health action and planning, as well as for policy making. Europe is facing new challenges. With increasing globalization and interconnecting in the world and with free movement of people and goods across the borders, diseases move fast around the globe and disease outbreaks are increasingly often multi-national.
Cloth masks and mask sterilisation as options in case of shortage of surgical masks and respirators
26 Mar 2020 - This document aims to provide advice on the use of cloth face masks and sterilisation of respirators and surgical masks as an alternative in healthcare settings with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases if there is a shortage of specialised surgical masks and respirators.
Disinfection of environments in healthcare and non-healthcare settings potentially contaminated with SARS-CoV-2
26 Mar 2020 - This document provides guidance to EU/EEA Member States on environmental cleaning in healthcare and non-healthcare settings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Infection prevention and control for COVID-19 in healthcare settings
12 Mar 2020 - This document aims to provide guidance to EU/EEA healthcare facilities and healthcare providers on infection prevention and control measures during the management of suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in healthcare settings, including long-term care facilities (LTCF). It also offers guidance on the management of specimens in laboratories in the EU/EEA.