Please note: Distribution of PPE from the National Medical Stockpile through the Australian Government’s Living with COVID funding has now ceased.
Fit testing for P2/N95 masks (respirators)
Please note: Primary Health Networks do not coordinate fit testing.
You can find a professional Fit Testing service at:
Fit testers can travel to practices or may be able to conduct fit testing at their offices.
Primary Health Networks recommend that general practice staff have P2/N95 masks professionally fit tested if they are operating in a high-risk environment.
Fit testing is generally only required in high-risk environments/with high-risk patients (particularly in hospitals)
Fit testing ensures a person is wearing the best respirator for their face shape and size and is done through fit testing machines.
Other guidelines and resources
- RACGP – Part 3 – How to fit a P2/N95 mask
- Department of Health (Vic) healthcare worker infection prevention