At Cleany, we value our relationships with our customers. More and more, we are hearing about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we wanted to provide as much information as possible on how you can prevent the spread of the disease and what cleaning agents we use to combat it.
According to the CDC, they are responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) Coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, and which has now been detected in 37 locations internationally, including cases in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2,” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause illness in people, and others, such as canine and feline coronaviruses, only infect animals. Rarely, animal coronaviruses that infect animals have emerged to infect people and can spread between people. This is suspected to have occurred for the virus that causes COVID-19.
Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, the infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure, and even death.*
The virus is thought to spread from person to person.
Between people who are in close contact with one another (shaking hands, hugging, etc.)
Via respiratory droplets from an infected person who coughs or sneezes
Respiratory droplets from coughing or sneezing that land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly inhaled into the lungs
Contacting a contaminated surface and then rubbing your eyes, nose or mouth
The worldwide Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has people scrambling to protect themselves, their homes and businesses from potential contamination. The effects of this type of biohazard situation can last up to a week and the continued spread of the disease has led to a growing number of fatalities in the US. Coronavirus (COVID-19) and other serious communicable diseases have heightened the need for remediation and decontamination of common interior surfaces and the safe disposal of infected materials. Cleany is an industry leader in infectious disease and biohazard remediation, including coronavirus disinfection, and delivers the highest professional standards possible. We are dedicated to providing rapid emergency response 24/7 throughout New York so you can have peace of mind in the event of an outbreak.
There are currently no vaccines to prevent coronavirus disease in 2019 (COVID-19). Using everyday prevention actions in your office can help prevent the spread of the disease.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
Stay home when you are sick
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
Cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue, discarding the tissue immediately in the trash
It goes without saying, but when possible, avoid close contact with people who are sick}
Wash your hands with soap and water frequently for at least 20 seconds. Cleaning your hands should be done after going to the restroom, before eating, after blowing your nose, sneezing or coughing
Offices are full of germs, and some of them may lurk in places that you might not expect.
An office desk may be up to 400 times more contaminated with infectious germs than a restroom toilet seat.
When was the last time you cleaned your Smartphone? With all of that touching, your phone is a breeding ground for bacteria. Many phones can be kept clean by wiping them down with rubbing alcohol; however, check the manufacturer’s instructions before doing so.
Restrooms pretty much go without saying. According to a study by Life’s Little Mysteries, “Within an hour of normal use, there were 500,000 bacterial cells per square inch on the bathroom surfaces, on average.”
Kitchens and break rooms are also places for high-risk infectious germs. Think about it; surfaces such as refrigerator handles, microwaves, and cabinet doors can serve as homes for bacteria.
A seemingly clean workplace can still be a harbinger of hidden dust, dirt, and germs. An unsanitary workplace affects your employees and customers.
Removing dust, dirt, and germs means your employees will get sick less often, and individuals with allergies will have to contend with fewer allergens
An immaculate office appearance creates an image of professionalism and attention to detail, suggesting to customers that your business offers real value and doesn’t cut corners
A clean, fresh environment will boost your employee’s mood which will lead to higher productivity
Cleaning and then disinfecting environmental surfaces in your home and office are fundamental in reducing the spread of the virus.
Having a janitorial service like Cleany to come in and clean your office is the first step to reduce the spread of the virus, and standard practices such as hand washing and having your employees stay home when they are sick are essential.
Cleany has made a conscious effort over the years to seek out and use the most effective cleaning products. With that being said, our team cleans with a CDC and EPA approved industrial-strength disinfectants with a broad spectrum kill claim.
These CDC and EPA approved industrial-strength disinfectants is a cleaning product for odors and germs. Unlike traditional disinfectants that kill bacteria from the inside out in 7-10 minutes, they work from the outside in, in 30-90 seconds. We will…
Our CDC and EPA approved industrial-strength disinfectants, don’t contain VOC’s and are not carcinogenic. Just a highly effective cleaning product that fights odors, allergies, mold, and pathogens, and it does not create harmful by-products.