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Where COVID-19 Is in July

Thousands of Colorado’s COVID-19 cases are linked to outbreaks across the state. Outbreaks have been reported everywhere from nursing homes to restaurants to grocery stores. The deadliest and largest COVID-19 outbreaks in Colorado continue to be centered around jails, long term care facilities and food processing plants, according to the latest data released by the…

Texas doctors rank activities posing greatest risks for contracting coronavirus

The Texas Medical Association ranked 37 activities on a scale of 1-10 With the coronavirus spiking in a number of states, a group of Texas doctors has released a ranked list on how risky certain activities are when it comes to contracting COVID-19. The Texas Medical Association’s COVID-19 Task Force and Committee on Infectious Diseases ranked 37 activities on a…

Electrostatic vs Fogging

There is a lot of hype about the proper way to disinfectant with the attention is focused on electrostatic and fogging. The one thing these two methods have in common is they spray a liquid. The list of how they are different is much bigger. The intention is not to bore you with a long…

DISINFECTANT OVERKILL

Antimicrobial Mitigation Strategies Emerging technology options for surface disinfection inefficiencies of traditional disinfection strategies Spray and wipe technique has been clinically proven to be only 60% effective at complete surface disinfection for several reasons: 1. poor compliance leads to improper dwell time of disinfectant due to time constraints of job 2. easy to miss hard…

Fact check: It’s true, Clorox Splash-Less bleach does not disinfect surfaces

Fact check: It's true, Clorox Splash-Less bleach does not disinfect surfaces A Facebook post shared on May 15 shows two similar-looking bleach bottles side-by-side and says, “Important to know! Splashless does NOT disinfect.” "In the post – said to have been shared from “a friend” – it explains how the man was reading the back of the splashless…

The Truth About Disinfectant

If the public realized the real value of disinfectants the shelves on the stores wouldn’t be empty. Disinfectants are thought to kill germs which they do. But they offer no protection against germs re-infecting the surfaces.

Rush to Disinfect Offices Has Some Environmental Health Experts Worried

Rush to Disinfect Offices Has Some Environmental Health Experts Worried Here is a good article discussing what business are doing wrong with disinfectants. Many are hurting their staff while trying to protect them: “...This is a hazardous proposition,” said Dr. Claudia Miller, an immunologist, allergist and co-author of Chemical Exposures: Low Levels and High Stakes. “Cleaners tend…