Wiping out Pathogens With Multi-Area Cleaning

“COVID-19 heightened the awareness of the importance of cleaning and disinfection practices in hospitals and healthcare facilities,” indicated Doe Kley, BS, RN, CIC, MPH, CIC, T-CHEST, Senior Infection Preventionist, Clorox Healthcare. “The EVS teams that support medical facilities across the country have adapted their practices to help prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2, especially increased frequency of high-traffic and high-touch equipment and environmental surfaces. And of course, they are ensuring they are using products effective against this virus (e.g., EPA List N). These teams are investing in more disinfection tools that have EPA-approved emerging viral pathogens claims against SARS-CoV-2. Examples include trusted solutions, like bleach, and new technologies, such as electrostatic sprayers.”

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