The Center for Disease Control reported more than 16.8 million medical visits for infectious diseases in 2016. These illnesses are caused by certain types of bacteria, viruses or organisms which can be ingested, inhaled or absorbed through mucus membranes in the nose and mouth. These microbes can cause harm or death, and infectious diseases such as COVID-19 (coronavirus), Clostridium difficile, MRSA, Swine Food (H1N1), Candida Auris, Hepatitis and Staph are easily passed between people.
We Offer Coronavirus/COVID-19 Cleaning Services for Office Buildings, Healthcare Offices and Facilities, Hotels, Restaurants, Malls and More
If a family member, co-worker or anyone else you have been in contact with has been diagnosed with an infectious disease or shows symptoms, it’s imperative that space they have been inhabiting is contained and decontaminated. In the recent case of coronavirus that’s become even more vital. Anything that’s been touched or used by the infected person can be contaminated and many times pathogens may be airborne for an extended period.
Surfaces, personal items and even air systems such as HVAC units and air ducts need to be properly decontaminated by a biohazard cleanup company. It’s important that the company is licensed and experienced to conduct such work for hotels and restaurants, malls, stadiums, locker rooms, schools, office buildings, hospitals, nursing homes, and more. To do otherwise puts anyone exposed to the environment at risk of contracting the infectious disease. That is why it’s important to call 1st Choice Solutions for infectious disease cleanup services in Chicago IL immediately with any suspicions that your business or residence may be contaminated.
The Dangers of an Infectious Disease Outbreak in Chicago
The health hazards created by the outbreak of an infectious disease such as coronavirus, Swine Flu, H1N1, MRSA, or C. diff can be shocking. This can result from a number of methods beyond physical contact with infected individuals – they can also be transmitted through liquids, food, body fluids, contaminated objects or airborne inhalation. This is why it’s necessary to find a coronavirus cleaning company or biohazard cleaner who understands all of the possible contaminates and offers coronavirus cleaning services or COVID-19 cleaning in a safe and effective way.
Infectious Disease Cleanup Goes Beyond Cleaning Surfaces
From a health risk perspective, it is vital to go beyond surface cleaning. To significantly reduce the threat of contamination and continued infections of those in an area, a professional biohazard cleaning service should be used to ensure proper deep cleaning decontamination. 1st Choice Solutions understands the risks of infectious diseases like COVID-19, Bird Flu, Swine Flu, MRSA, C. diff and staph infection and have the expertise to eliminate their dangers in your home or business.
The Difference Between Cleaning, Disinfecting and Sanitizing
Most people don’t fully appreciate the differences between the terms cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing. Each of these words have unique meanings, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Cleaning removes dirt, debris, and some germs from surfaces and objects. However, it does not kill the germs.
Disinfecting reduces germs on surfaces and objects, which does eliminate some of the danger of infection, but again doesn’t kill germs.
Sanitizing destroys germs on surfaces and objects, ensuring that they are safe from infectious pathogens.
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