Disinfecting

Disinfecting your house during COVID time

What you need to know about (Disinfecting)
• Wear disposable or reusable gloves for regular washing & disinfection.
• Clean surfaces with soap & water, then use a disinfectant.
• Clean or wash products as advised by the manufacturer.
• Clean your hands with soap & water for 20 seconds.
• If anyone is sick, hold a separate bathroom & bedroom (if possible) for the person who is sick.
• Wearing gloves of these instances (for example, when using a shopping cart or using an ATM) would not inherently stop you from having COVID-19 & can allow germs to spread. The easiest way to protect yourself from germs is to wash your hands daily with soap & water for 20 seconds or use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.


• Wear disposable or reusable gloves for regular washing & disinfection.
• Clean surfaces with soap & water, then use a disinfectant.
• Washing with soap & water decreases the number of germs, debris, & impurities on the surface. Disinfection destroys germs on the surface.
• Practice regular washing of regularly handled surfaces. High-touch surfaces include:
• Chairs, doorknobs, countertops, light switches, desks, handles, keyboards, tablets, toilets, sinks, sockets, etc.
•Always read & follow the instructions on the label to ensure secure & successful use.


• Wear skin protection & consider eye protection for possible splash hazards;
• Ensure good ventilation
• Use no more than the suggested quantity on the label;
• Use water at room temperature for dilution (unless otherwise specified on the label)
• Stop mixing of chemical products
• Diluted cleaning solutions mark
• Store & use chemicals beyond the control of children & pets;


•You should never drink, eat, inject or breathe these products into your flesh or directly apply them to the skin as they can cause harm. Do not bathe pets or wipe with such items or any other items that are not licensed for animal use.
•Special care should be given to people with asthma & should not be present while cleaning & disinfecting is taking place, as this should lead to exacerbations of asthma.
•Wear gloves & make sure that you have sufficient ventilation when using a disinfectant.
• Dilute household bleach solutions can be used, if necessary, on the surface. Unexpired household bleach would be successful against coronaviruses if properly diluted.
• Use 5.25–8.25% sodium hypochlorite bleach. Do not use a bleaching product if the percentage is not or is not defined in this range.
•Follow the manufacturer’s surface application instructions to ensure a contact time of at least 1 minute.
•Ensure adequate ventilation during & after use.
•Review to ensure that the commodity does not reach its expiry date.
•Never mix bleach with ammonia or some other cleaner. This can cause smoke that can be very unhealthy to breathe in.


Prepare a solution of bleach by mixing:(Disinfecting)

• 5 tablespoons (1/3rd cup) of 5.25–8.25% of bleach per gallon of room temperature water
• 4 teaspoons of 5.25–8.25% of bleach per quarter of room temperature water.
• Bleach solutions can be useful for disinfection up to 24 hours a day.
• Alcohol solutions of at least 70 % of alcohol can also be used.

Softer surfaces (Disinfecting)

•For carpets, clean & disinfect the affected area, vacuum as normal
• Disinfect the surface with soap & water or with cleaners suitable for use on these surfaces.
• Wash products (if possible) as directed by the manufacturer. Use the warmest water settings & fully dry the products.
• Disinfection with a household disinfectant Vacuum as normal.

Electronics: (Disinfecting)

•Follow the guidelines of the manufacturer for cleaning electronics
•For electronics, e.g. laptops, touch screens, keyboards, & remote controls.
• Consider placing an erasable cover on the electronics.
• Follow the guidelines of the manufacturer for washing & disinfecting.
•If there is no guidance, use alcohol-based wipes or sprays containing at least 70% alcohol. Oh, dry the surface thoroughly.

Laundry service: (Disinfecting)

•For garments, towels, linen, & other things.
• Wash products as advised by the manufacturer. Use the warmest water settings & fully dry the products.
• Wear plastic gloves while treating dirty laundry from a sick individual.
• Dirty laundry from someone who’s ill can be washed away with other people’s things.
• Don’t shake the dirty laundry.
• Clean & disinfect clothing blocks for surfaces according to the above instructions.  
• Remove the gloves & wash your hands.
•Clean hands always
•Wash your hands with soap for 20 seconds.
• Primary times to scrub your hands
•Directly after removing the gloves & calling a sick person.
•After blowing a nose, coughing, or sneezing
•After using the toilet
•Before you eat or cook food
• Interaction with animals or pets
•Before & after providing routine treatment to another person who needs guidance


• Clean your hands with soap & water for 20 seconds.
• H& sanitizer: If soap & water aren’t available & hands are not dirty, use a hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol. However, if your hands are dirty, always wash your hands with soap & water.
•Always read & follow the instructions on the label to ensure secure & successful use.
• Hold h& sanitizers away from fire or flame;
• H& sanitizers for children under the age of six can be used under adult supervision.
• Always store hand sanitizers out of sight of children & pets;
• Stop rubbing your eyes, nose, & mouth with your hands unwashed.

Ventilation & filtering (Disinfecting)

•Ventilation & filtration provided by ventilation, heating, & air-conditioning can reduce the airborne concentration of the virus that causes COVID-19 (which may reduce the risk of airborne transmission).
• Check to ensure that your philtres are correctly configured & recommend upgrading the philtre to the highest-rated philtre that your system can handle.
• Systems only clean the air while the fan is working, so the system fan can run longer or continuously. Several systems can be set up to run the fan even when there is no heating or cooling.
• When properly used, air purifiers can help to eliminate airborne pollutants, including viruses, in the home or enclosed spaces.
• Boost indoor air circulation to increase indoor air quality:
•If necessary, open windows or screen doors.
•Use a window air conditioner that has an outside air intake or a fan, with the fan open.
•Open the system’s outdoor air intake if yours has one (this is not common).
•Use a bathroom fan while the bathroom is in use or continuously, if possible.
•Avoid doing so when outdoor air pollution is high, or when your home is too cold, sticky, or humid.
• Caution should be taken with portable ventilation devices, e.g. fans, to minimize air flowing from one person directly to another to avoid the possible spread of any airborne or aerosolized viruses.
• Operating your machine, using an air purifier or portable air cleaner & growing ventilation is not enough to protect yourself & your family from COVID-19.
• The use of ozone generators in populated areas is not recommended. When used at amounts that do not meet public health requirements, indoor-air ozone does not efficiently kill viruses, bacteria, moulds, or other biological contaminants.

When someone’s sick: (Disinfecting)

•Keep a separate bathroom & bedroom for a sick person.
• The person who is ill (as far as possible) should be kept apart from other people at home.
• If you have a separate bedroom & bathroom: wear gloves & only clean the area around the person who is ill when needed, such as when the area is soiled. This will help to minimize the interaction with the person who is sick.
•Caregivers can supply the individual who is sick with personal cleaning supplies (if appropriate). Supplies include tissues, paper towels, cleaners, & if you feel like you are sick, you can clean your room.
• If shared bathroom: the person who is ill should be washed & disinfected after each use. If this is not possible, the caregiver should wait as long as possible before washing & disinfecting the skin.
• Remain separate if possible, the person who is sick should eat (or be fed) in their room.
• Utensils & Wash dishes using disposable gloves & hot water: treat any used dishes, cups/glasses, or gloves of silverware. Clean with soap & hot water or in a dishwasher.
• Clean hands after removing the gloves or handling the used objects.

Trash:

• Using plastic gloves while treating & disposing of waste
• Dedicated, lined trash can: if possible, devote a lined trash can to a person who is ill. Use plastic gloves when extracting garbage containers, & when storing & disposing of waste. Clean your hands afterwards.

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