Reusing personal protective equipment risks contamination for healthcare workers and should be eliminated as much as possible. See image of contamination below.
Reuse of Personal Protective Equipment: Results of a Human Factors Study Using Fluorescence to Identify Self-Contamination During Donning and Doffing. J Emerg Med. 2022 Mar;62(3):337-341. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2021.12.010. Epub 2022 Feb 4.