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The importance of sanitary precautions

March 18th, 2020 · No Comments · Uncategorized

As situations unfold and infomation becomes available we will be sharing information to help you all stay safe. The information below reinforces the need to wash hands frequently, disinfect work or frequently used surfaces and don’t touch your face.

New research finds that the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is stable for several hours to days in aerosols and on surfaces. Scientists found that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was detectable in aerosols for up to three hours, up to four hours on copper, up to 24 hours on cardboard and up to two to three days on plastic and stainless steel. This is according to a new study from National Institutes of Health, CDC, UCLA and Princeton University scientists in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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