Although the symptoms of norovirus often mimic those of a cold or the flu, the potential hazards of the bug should not be taken lightly.
Traditionally healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are becoming community-acquired and have found their way into other public spaces, presenting challenges to cleaning professionals regardless of where they work.
Recent studies have shown that there continues to be significant confusion about whether you can both clean and disinfect at the same time and the correct processes and procedures for doing so.
This year’s influenza season is off to an unusually early start and, as officials warn of a particularly virulent flu variant, many Americans unlucky enough to succumb to the virus will be sicker than in years past.
When was the last time you thought about the residue from cleaning chemicals and the possible effect it may have on you, your facility and its occupants?
Since conventional cleaning products have been recognized as contributors to indoor air quality problems, creating healthy indoor spaces starts by limiting the introduction of unnecessary pollutants.
It's important that the disinfectant you choose kills the bacteria and viruses of greatest concern to public health, including norovirus, rhinovirus, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rotavirus and influenza.