Wuhan China, that’s like a million miles away. We blindly thought that what was happening there with the virus would never reach us, unfortunately it has.

You can’t get away from the constant bombardment of information coming out on the number of cases and the number of deaths, it’s quite scary. The information keeps changing by the minute and it’s never good news.

Okay, you have a cleaning service that comes in overnight to clean and disinfect. Are they trained to clean up virus’s, no they clean the bathrooms, empty the trash and mop the floors. Have you ever noticed how much water they get on the walls, and how much mold that causes? Do they use the proper PPE, do they know how to protect themselves and their clients, no!

According to the CDC, the virus may live on inanimate surfaces up to nine days. What disinfectant product do you use? It’s very important to apply it correctly.

Do you know what dwell time is or what it means? It’s critical when using disinfectants and sanitizers that the product be allowed to sit on a surface for ten minutes and then evaporate in order for it to be effective. Should you use a disinfectant wipe to clean it off, no that can cause cross contamination. Studies have shown that old school cleaning methods like using bleach and malt vinegar are very effective against influenza, but mixing the two could be extremely dangerous.

When operating a medical facility or dialysis unit you’re always mindful of your immune comprised patients and how to protect them.

As there is no known vaccine to prevent the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) It’s best left to the professionals to perform this type of cleaning.

Advanced Mold Diagnostics has been cleaning up mold, lead and asbestos in the hospital environment for over two decades. We are skilled and trained in the use of PPE, cleaning, and know how Not to spread or cross contaminate.