30 July 2020.

This Evidence Snapshot found no evidence that face shields are effective in reducing transmission of COVID-19 among asymptomatic people in the community. No position statements on the use of face shields in the community were identified.

Citation: Moore G, Rudge S, Du Toit A, Jameson B. The use of face shields by asymptomatic people to reduce transmission of COVID-19: an Evidence Snapshot rapid review brokered by the Sax Institute for the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, 2020.

Date of completion: June 2020