As part of NIOSH’s efforts to keep our stakeholders up to date on the CDC and NIOSH COVID-19 response, here is a summary of new information available

  • Making Masks for the Workplace
    New information from NIOSH is available for manufacturers to produce Workplace Performance and Workplace Performance Plus masks. This new NIOSH criteria for workplace masks also meets the standard in the ASTM International Specification for Barrier Face Coverings, F3502-21.
  • Types of Masks
    CDC recently updated its Types of Masks webpage to include information that identifies masks that meet a standard, including the ASTM Standard.
  • Vaccinating Migrant/Migratory and Seasonal Food and Agriculture Workers
    CDC published a new webpage to help jurisdictions ensure that migrant and migratory seasonal food and agricultural workers are vaccinated. The webpage addresses the unique challenges and best practices for providing vaccines to these workers.