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Minimize Your Risk

3/26/2020 (Permalink)

Tips to Minimize Your Risk

During these unique times we find ourselves in, many people are much more intently focused on their daily interactions; social distancing is a commonly heard phrase, which is a good first step toward helping curb the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus currently gripping the world's attention. There are, however, a number of other steps you can take to help minimize the spread of the virus.

Good Hygiene

    • Was your hands frequently, and use hand sanitizer if soap and water aren't available 
    • Avoid touching your face, especially your eyes, nose, and mouth
    • Cover coughs and sneezes, using either a tissue or the crook of your elbow
    • Disinfect “high touch” surfaces on a regular basis, such as:
      • doorknobs
      • light switches
      • tables
      • doorknobs
      • handrails
    • Increase ventilation by adjusting air conditioning, heat pumps, or opening windows

At Work

    • Stop shaking hands – use other non-contact methods to greet coworkers and friends
    • Use digital platforms for meetings
    • If they must be face-to-face, hold meetings in open, well-ventilated spaces
    • Disinfect “high touch” surfaces frequently, like:
      • desks
      • keyboards
      • light switches
      • doorknobs
      • telephones
    • Consider rescheduling, postponing, or canceling large meetings and gatherings

Stay Home if...

    • You are feeling sick
    • You have a sick family member in their home

Getting through this pandemic will require effort and vigilance from each and every one of us. While it may seem difficult and stressful to completely change the way we go about our daily lives and business, our efforts to flatten the curve will hopefully bear positive fruit.

Commercial Cleaning Services

Should you find yourself in need of specialized cleaning, the SERVPRO of Bangor/Ellsworth team is equipped and trained to help.

The CDC recommends usage of a labeled hospital-grade disinfectant with claims against similar pathogens to the coronavirus. Multiple products in the SERVPRO product line carry the EPA-approved emerging pathogens claims. While there is currently no product tested against this particular strain of the coronavirus, we are following all guidelines as provided by the CDC and local authorities.

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