The novel coronavirus designated SARS-CoV-2 (also referred to as COVID-19, the name of the illness it causes) first appeared in late 2019 in Wuhan, China. As it spreads rapidly throughout the world, the novel coronavirus is testing the capacity of health systems in many countries. Proper disinfection of shared spaces is an important aspect of containing the spread of the virus, along with social distancing measures. But how can you ensure that the disinfectant you are using is effective against coronavirus?
Health & Hygiene
When it comes to hands free soap and hand sanitizer dispensers, the two most common service issues are empty dispensers and worn out batteries. The Purell® ES8 dispensing system has a revolutionary design that eliminates both of those issues at once.
You've heard about the Coronavirus outbreak in China. What can you do today to protect yourself and others from this scary new viral outbreak?
Content adapted from Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC, Clinical Specialist at GOJO Industries.1
During the winter months, it seems that we all know someone who is sick. And although it is flu season, common cold viruses are also widely circulating right now. In fact, the average adult gets two to four colds per year, mostly between September and late April.2 Because these two types of viral respiratory illnesses have similar symptoms, it can be hard to distinguish between them based on symptoms alone.
We all know how important hand washing is for preventing illness and reducing absenteeism. That's why Maintex has relaunched our favorite line of foaming hand soaps in several popular scents!
Hand washing is one of the best ways to protect yourself from getting sick. It also reduces the spread of germs to your coworkers, customers, family, and friends. Unfortunately, many of us get into poor hand hygiene habits, using only a rushed rinse of water or a quick swipe with the soap.
Effective hand washing may take a tiny bit of extra time (about 30 seconds total), but it will protect your health in the long run. Do yourself a favor and form a solid hand washing habit with proper timing and techniques.
Measles cases in the United States have reached their highest number in 25 years. With a recent outbreak at UCLA and Cal State LA, you may be wondering how to keep your employees, customers, and students safe (and keep your organization out of the headlines).
The most effective way to prevent the spread of measles is through vaccinations. But when it comes to surface protection and disinfection, nothing works better than the Clorox® Total 360™ System.
Disinfecting is a critical step in your cleaning routine. It keeps everyone who moves through your facility healthy and safe. Disinfecting, when done correctly, kills unseen bacteria, germs, and odors and helps prevent the spread of disease. But it's possible that you may be inadvertently lessening the efficacy of these germ-fighting products.
Here are seven things to keep in mind to make sure your disinfectant is working exactly as it should:
You want to spend your money wisely. You want to be sure that the product you purchase will do the job properly.
When choosing the right disinfectant for your facility, you should always answer these four questions first:
Flu season occurs from October to April, but February is the peak. Do you know how to protect yourself? Today, we're sharing our top five tips for protecting yourself from the flu.