How to Clean and Disinfect your Home:
This guide is based on the CDC recommendations on cleaning and disinfections for households.
Clean: Clean using a detergent or soap and water before disinfection.
Disinfect: Prepare a bleach solution by mixing 1/3rd cup bleach per gallon of water.
Do’s: Wear disposable gloves, discard gloves after cleaning, follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
Don’ts: Never mix bleach with other cleansers.
Clean: Clean with appropriate cleaners indicated for use on these surfaces (carpets, rugs, drapes).
Disinfect: Wash items accordingly.
Do’s: Use warm water, dry completely, follow the manufacturer’s instructions
Clean: Clean visible pollutants with a microfiber cloth.
Disinfect: Use alcohol-based wipes or sprays containing a minimum of 70% alcohol.
Do’s: Follow the manufacturer’s instructions, dry surfaces thoroughly.
Don’ts: Avoid pooling of liquids.
Clean & Disinfect: Launder items with warmest water setting and dry them completely.
Do’s: Wear disposable gloves when handling dirty laundry, clean hands after removing gloves.
Don’ts: Do not shake dirty laundry.
Clean: Wash your hands often.
Disinfect: Wash using soap and water. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol when soap and water are not available.
Do’s: Wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds.
Don’ts: Avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.