Institute airborne and contact precautions. Alert infection control.
- Place patient in a private, negative airflow room (airborne infection isolation). Keep the door closed at all times, except when patient or staff must enter or exit.
- Staff and visitors should wear N95 (or higher quality) respirators, gloves and gowns.
- Patients should wear a surgical mask whenever they are outside of their negative pressure isolation room and must be gowned or wrapped in a sheet so that their rash is fully covered.