Are you worried about this flu season? Learn about the importance of having a clean home to prevent the spread of germs in your household.
According to an article at kgw.com, “The Importance of a Clean Home”
“The Influenza and norovirus season is in full swing, and health officials say cleaning your home is part of the defense you need to put up to fight getting sick.
The flu virus can live a day or two on surfaces in your home. The tougher norovirus can survive up to two weeks, according to Tri-County Health Officer Justin Denny, MD, with theMultnomah County Health Department.
“It’s likely to be spread in your household; it’s hard not to. Typically every one [norovirus] case causes two more, and if you don’t clean up causes 14 more. That’s why cleanup is so important,” said Denny.
Fortino Barajas says his Maids by Trade cleaning service is busy right now, with clients wanting a good cleaning after viruses infected their homes.
“It’s very common this time of the year. We get a lot of calls for that type of cleaning,” said Barajas.” To read the entire article click here.