Winter is prime time for colds, strep and other sickness which means that it is more important than ever to keep your home disinfected to prevent others from getting sick. Cleaning helps reduce the number of germs on surfaces and decreases risk of infection.
o Clean high-touch surfaces like doorknobs, tables, and light switches regularly.
o Wear gloves when handling dishes/utensils for a sick person
o Use a dedicated, lined trash can for the person who is sick
o Use the warmest appropriate water setting for laundry
o Wash hands frequently and after touching anything from the sick person
o Open windows and use fans to help increase airflow Learn more CDC tips on keeping your home clean