The American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE; Chicago) and the Naval Medicine Readiness and Training Command (NMR&TC; Bethesda, Md.) have created a new document that reviews current literature of recommended practices on HVAC controls for healthcare facilities treating COVID-19 patients.

The resource looks at guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Epidemic Task Force, and ASHE resources, as well as addresses design and implementation of controls to limit potential exposure to COVID-10 for staff and others through HVAC systems.

The guidelines are available to the public and can be accessed through the ASHE website here or by contacting