I’ve heard the SHA is going to start fit-testing reprocessed N-95s – what does ‘reprocessed’ mean? Are they low on N95 supplies?

I’ve heard the SHA is going to start fit-testing reprocessed N-95s – what does ‘reprocessed’ mean? Are they low on N95 supplies?

Answer

We have inquired about this and have been reassured that this is simply a contingency step and there are no plans to actually use the reprocessed masks at this point. For more information on reprocessing, visit this link: PPE Bulletin