How can I reduce my risk of latex allergy?

Only people who may be exposed to body fluids, like health care workers, need to use latex gloves. Other materials, such as vinyl, will usually provide adequate protection for house cleaning, food service and restaurant workers, day care workers and others.

If you must use latex gloves, use powder-free gloves to reduce the amount of latex protein that can get into the air.

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