Category: Covid-19

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 »


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 »

Personal Protective Equipment Best Practices

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is equipment worn to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses.  ISSA-GBAC General Guidance for PPE is intended for workers or individuals who enter spaces to clean and disinfect, where an infected or potentially infected individual is or has been located with COVID-19.  In situations where there is a… Read more »

When & How to Use Hand Sanitizer

CDC recommends washing hands with soap and water whenever possible because handwashing reduces the amounts of all types of germs and chemicals on hands. But if soap and water are not available, using a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol can help you avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.   Alcohol-based hand… Read more »