Content tagged with: MRSA

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Targeted Disinfecting – School Wide

This fact sheet outlines the key components of a comprehensive cleaning program for your entire school. It describes the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting, and provides tips and best practices for custodians and maintenance staff to prevent the spread of communicable disease. Safe and healthy school buildings are the business of everyone, but custodians… Read more »

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Targeted Disinfecting – Athletics Department

This brochure outlines the key components of a comprehensive cleaning program for the athletics department of your school. It describes the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting, and provides tips and best practices for athletic directors, physical educators, and coaches to prevent the spread of communicable disease. School athletic facilities pose a special risk for… Read more »

Infectious Disease

An infectious disease is an illness caused by a microbe – an organism too small to be seen with the naked eye. Bacteria, virus, fungi and protozoa are all disease-causing microbes. A colleague coughs and doesn’t cover his mouth; a student gets creative when there are no tissues to wipe her runny nose; friends share a water… Read more »