WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

COVID-19
CLEANING Cleaning removes germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces or objects. Cleaning works by using soap (or detergent) and water to physically remove germs from surfaces. This process does not necessarily kill germs, but by removing them, it lowers their numbers and the risk of spreading infection. SANITIZING 99.9% REDUCTION IN PATHOGENS AS REGULATED BY THE FDA Sanitizing lowers the number of germs on surfaces or objects to a safe level, as judged by public health standards or requirements. This process works by either cleaning or disinfecting surfaces or objects to lower the risk of spreading infection. DISINFECTING 99.9999% REDUCTION IN PATHOGENS AS REGULATED BY THE EPA Disinfecting kills germs on surfaces or objects. Disinfecting works by using chemicals to kill germs on surfaces or objects. This process does not…
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COVID-19 FAQ

COVID-19 FAQ

COVID-19
COVID-19 Update: July 1st, 2020 COVID 19 FAQ’s associated with how the virus spreads and defining routine and frequent disinfection Prevention: how COVID-19 spreads While the CDC is still learning about how the virus spreads and severity of illness, as of the last update to the CDC website (6/16/20) COVID-19 is thought to spread through close contact from person-to-person in the following ways:  Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs. COVID-19 may be spread by people who are not showing symptoms. CDC also states that the virus may spread in…
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