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Clean2TheKore at Forefront of Coronavirus Battle

June 29th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

by Clean2TheKore Clean2TheKore has been engaged by numerous Seattle, Washington area hospitals to perform coronavirus related infection control and prevention services. Seattle is considered the epicenter of the Covid-19 outbreak in the United States, and [...]

Discharged Patients Turn Positive Again for SARS-CoV-2

June 29th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Clean2TheKore Since December 2019,the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has gradually become a global health concern.1 As of March 23, 2020, 332,930 people had a [...]

Nursing Homes Routinely Violated Federal Infection Control Standards

June 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

by Clean2TheKore Almost half of nursing home’s infected with coronavirus were routinely cited for violating Federal infection-control law. Almost half of more than 650 nursing homes nationwide with publicly reported cases of the coronavirus have been cited [...]

Stability of SARS-CoV-2 in Different Environmental Conditions

June 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

by Clean2TheKore We previously reported the detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in different clinical samples.1  This virus can be detected on different surfaces in a contaminated site.2  Here, we report the [...]

Covid-19 Remains on Surfaces for 17 days says the CDC

June 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Clean2TheKore New studies indicate Surface Transmission of Coronavirus. The CDC has just issued a new study (March 23rd) entitled Public Health Responses to COVID-19 Outbreaks on Cruise Ships — Worldwide, February–March 2020. The study [...]

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Best Way to Fight COVID-19 HAIs is to Focus on Surface Disinfection

June 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Clean2TheKore The perfect disinfectant or product for healthcare disinfection has not been introduced; however, there is a wide array of excellent disinfectants that offer a range of characteristics. As of March 10, 2020, the [...]

Clean2TheKore Services Dramatically Lower HAIs

June 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Clean2TheKore Healthcare Facilities Managers know better than anyone that healthcare-associated infections (“HAI”) pose a serious threat to patients. At any given time, about one in thirty-one patients suffer from a HAI.[1] And with new [...]

Ultraviolet Irradiation Boosts Cleansers’ Effect, but Much Hinges on How Well EVS Teams Function

June 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Clean2TheKore Ultraviolet (UV) irradiation boosts the cleaning ability for all cleaners and disinfectants when it comes to reducing the bioburden in hospital patient rooms but really enhances the results of less potent solutions perhaps [...]

Infection Preventionists Help Environmental Services Keep It Clean

June 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Clean2TheKore As the science behind the transmission of microbes on hospital surfaces becomes clearer, an appreciation of environmental services (EVS) departments grows stronger. At least 25% of surfaces in a patient room are contaminated [...]