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Disinfecting Protocol

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Help Prevent the Spread of the Flu Virus at School

Disinfect hard surfaces

  • Step 1 For heavily soiled surfaces, clean excess dirt off.
  • Step 2 Thoroughly wet surface by using a disinfecting wipe or disinfecting solution in a spray bottle.
  • Step 3 Allow disinfecting solution to contact surface for minimum contact time (according to the product label) and rinse if necessary.
  • Step 4 If there’s excess disinfectant or water, wipe off and air dry.

Disinfect hard floors

  • Step 1 Sweep and pick up excess dirt.
  • Step 2 Apply sufficient disinfectant solution so that floor remains wet for the minimum contact time according to the product label.
  • Step 3 Mop floor and remove excess disinfecting solution.
  • Step 4 Use clean water and a clean mop head to thoroughly rinse floor. Let air dry.