• Norovirus FAQs

    Noroviruses are a group of viruses that cause the “stomach flu,” or gastroenteritis (GAS-tro-en-ter-I-tis), in people. The term norovirus was recently approved as the official name for this group of viruses.

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  • Wash Your Hands: The Right Way

    Clean Hands Prevent Illness

    Wash Your Hands: The Right Way

    When washing hands with soap and water, wet your hands with clean running water and apply soap. Use warm water if it is available.

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  • How to use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer

    Hand Sanitizer Dispenser

    How to use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer

    Alcohol-based hand sanitizers — which don't require water — are an excellent alternative to soap and water. If you choose to use a commercially prepared hand sanitizer, make sure the product contains at least 60 percent alcohol.

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  • P&G Professional Food Safety Solutions

    Food Safety Clean

    P&G Professional Food Safety Solutions

    Introducing “P&G Professionals Food Safety Solutions,” an end-to-end cleaning, sanitization and food safety program that supports the professional safety needs of the foodservice industry.

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  • Flu Prevention & Treatment

    Get vaccinated. Vaccination is the best protection against contracting the flu. You need two vaccines to be fully protected this year. The seasonal flu vaccine is different from the H1N1 (Swine) flu vaccine. The CDC is encouraging people to get both vaccinations. Get the seasonal vaccination as soon as possible and get the H1N1 (Swine) flu vaccination as soon as it is available in early fall.

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  • 8/14/2013

    Back To School: Maintaining A Clean & Safe Environment For Students

    It’s that time of year when students are heading back to school. For custodial managers, that means creating and maintaining a clean and safe environment for students, staff and visitors. And with that, perhaps the added challenge of reduced resources, as many U.S. schools suffer from annual budget cuts that affect custodial services.

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  • 1/27/2012

    Cleaning Schools Amidst Budget Cuts

    This past Fall, many U.S. schools began the year with some of the deepest budget cuts seen to date. According to the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) report, “Surviving a Thousand Cuts: America’s Public Schools and the Recession” conducted in December 2010, more than half (52 percent) of the school districts surveyed deferred maintenance for the 2010-11 school year, and 60 percent anticipate doing the same in 2011-12. More than one-third (37 percent) reported that custodial services were reduced for 2010-11, and 45 percent anticipate even further reductions in 2011-12.

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