Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious viral disease of the respiratory system, it is believed to be caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). This research was carried out to assess the knowledge and compliance to COVID19 preventive measures and protocols among healthcare professionals in Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Shika-Zaria. A cross-sectional descriptive study was used for the study. A sample size of sixty-three (63) was used for the study. Structured questionnaires were distributed among the respondents. The data were analyzed using a frequency table and a simple percentage. The result of this study indicated that the knowledge level of respondents about COVID-19 preventive measures and protocols was very high with a mean of percentage =76.9, the level of compliance was also very high with a mean of percentage =92.1, and lastly, the barrier to compliance to COVID-19 preventive measures and protocols was the inadequate provision of PPEs. The following recommendations were outlined; the hospital management should be encouraged to make more efforts on the provision of personal protective equipment for healthcare workers to decrease their risk and vulnerability, the hospital management should also be encouraged to make efforts to see that there is regular training and retraining of the healthcare professionals on COVID-19 preventive measures and protocols to sustain their knowledge and compliances.
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- Assessment; Knowledge; Compliance; COVID-19; Protocols