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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Medical Devices

Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for Medical Devices During COVID-19

EUAs for tests, personal protective equipment (PPE), and more.

Contacts for Medical Devices During COVID-19

Contacts for EUAs, device availability, enforcement policies, and more.

Medical Device Shortages During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Categories of devices the FDA has determined to be in shortage at this time.

COVID-19 Tests

For general information:

For test developers:

For health care providers and clinical laboratory staff:


Masks and Respirators

For general information:


Information on respirators and respirator EUAs


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


Ventilators and Ventilator Accessories

For general information:

For health care professionals:


Other Medical Devices and Topics

Device or Topic Information
3D printing of medical devices FAQs on 3D Printing of Medical Devices, Accessories, Components, and Parts During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Adverse event reporting for medical devices Adverse Event Reporting for Medical Devices Under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) or Discussed in COVID-19-Related Guidance Documents
Digital health Digital Health Policies and Public Health Solutions for COVID-19
Flush syringes Prefilled Saline Flush Syringe Conservation Strategies - Letter to Health Care Personnel
Glucose meters FAQs on Home-use Blood Glucose Meters Utilized Within Hospitals During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Hospital beds, stretchers, and mattresses Hospital Beds, Stretchers, and Mattresses During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Importing medical devices
Medical device manufacturing personnel Protecting the Health and Safety of Medical Device Manufacturing Personnel During COVID-19
Shortages of medical devices
Registration and listing Registration and Listing of Medical Devices during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Blood specimen collection tubes
Supply chain notifications under section 506J of the FD&C Act
Temperature measuring devices Non-contact Temperature Assessment Devices During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Ultraviolet (UV) lamps UV Lights and Lamps: Ultraviolet-C Radiation, Disinfection, and Coronavirus

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