Australian Department of Health Environmental Cleaning Guidelines

World Health Organization

Emerging respiratory viruses, including nCoV: methods for detection, prevention, response and control

Infection prevention and control during health care when novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection is suspected, Interim guidance

Laboratory biosafety guidance related to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov)

Laboratory testing for 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in suspected human cases, Interim guidance

Naming the coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) and the virus that causes it (SARS-CoV-2)

Operational considerations for managing COVID-19 cases or outbreak in aviation

Rational use of personal protective equipment for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Public Health Agency of Canada

Novel Coronavirus from Wuhan, China (2019-nCoV) Biosafety Advisory


Interim Biosafety Guidelines for Laboratories and Personnel Handling Samples or Materials Associated with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

United Kingdom

Guidance – Wuhan novel coronavirus: handling and processing of laboratory specimens

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Best Practices for Environmental Cleaning in Healthcare Facilities in Resource Limited Settings

Interim Guidelines for Collecting, Handling, and Testing Clinical Specimens from Patients Under Investigation (PUIs) for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Interim Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines for Handling and Processing Specimens Associated with 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility

Cleaning and Disinfection for Community Facilities

European Union

Advice to healthcare workers: management of patients with 2019-nCoV infection

Other Guidance and Resources

COVID-19: Proper Glove Removal – The “Beaking” Method

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19:

Food and Beverage Industry

Winery Sanitation and COVID-19

Cleaning and Sanitising 

Novel Coronavirus and Food Safety