COVID-19 Contact Tracing and You

Contact tracing In Philadelphia: Contact tracing is a critical component of Philadelphia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are contacted by the Health Department, please answer or return these calls/texts. They are not spam.  How it works 1) Health Department contacts a person who has tested positive. Contact tracing for COVID-19 begins when a… Read more »

EXACTLY WHAT ARE VIRUSES

Viruses are the smallest of all the microbes. They are said to be so small that 500 million rhinoviruses (which cause the common cold) could fit on to the head of a pin. They are unique because they are only alive and able to multiply inside the cells of other living things. The cell they… Read more »

Electrostatic Cleaning

Electrostatic spray surface cleaning is the process of spraying an electrostatically charged mist onto surfaces and objects. … After the spray is applied, the sanitizing agent works to disinfect the covered surfaces. For this reason, electrostatic spray is an excellent solution for germ and contaminant ridden areas.   What Is Electrostatic Disinfection? Electrostatic spray surface cleaning is the process of spraying… Read more »

Touchpoint Disinfection: What You Need To Know

Did you know that a single doorknob can infect half of an office in only 2-3 hours? Have you heard that 30% of employees have witnessed their co-workers leave the restroom without washing their hands?  Disinfecting can help reduce the spread of infection. Essentially, there are five things you need to know about proper disinfection,… Read more »

7 Steps to Keeping Your School Facilities Clean

As schools across the country begin the process of opening back up again, it’s safe to say that anxiety levels are high. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has represented an enormous challenge for all of us, but that’s especially true as someone who is tasked with offering the safest facilities possible for so many students and… Read more »

Disinfecting Your Daycare Center

Daycare centers that remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic should address these additional considerations:  Implement social distancing strategies Intensify cleaning and disinfection efforts Modify drop off and pick up procedures Implement screening procedures up arrival Maintain an adequate ratio of staff to children to ensure safety. Plan ahead and recruit those with child care experience to ensure you… Read more »

How to Clean Laminate Floors

Laminate floors may mimic other materials in appearance, but to get them really clean you can’t just treat them like other flooring as they need special care to keep them looking their best.    Establish Weekly Cleaning Habits  Sweep regularly with a soft-bristle broom to collect pet hair and dust. An angled broom will be more… Read more »