COVID-19 Resources for Cleaning Staff

COVID-19 has thrust school custodial teams into a front-line battle with infection control and forced leadership to quickly develop and implement processes to address this global pandemic locally. These resources provide protocols, product recommendations and best practices for addressing COVID-19 in your facilities.

COVID-19 School Response and Operationalizing CDC Guidelines Webinar

This webinar features the lived experiences of school cleaning leaders from K-12 districts and higher education who have deployed rapid responses to operationalize the CDC’s guidance. This session builds on the previous two webinars in this series.

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COVID-19 and University Response Webinar

This webinar features the lived experiences of school cleaning leaders who have deployed rapid responses to operationalize the CDC’s guidance and a robust Q&A session.

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American Federation of Teachers: COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfection Resources for School Bus Personnel

Cleaning and disinfecting are part of a broad approach to preventing infectious diseases in schools. Bus personnel can follow this guidance on how best to disinfect, use products safely, and handle waste properly.

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American Federation of Teachers: COVID-19 Cleaning Resources for Custodians and School Personnel

Cleaning and disinfecting are part of a broad approach to preventing infectious diseases in schools. Custodians can follow this guidance on how best to disinfect, use products safely, and handle waste properly.

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Environmental Protection Agency: Frequently Asked Questions about Disinfectants for Use Against COVID-19

The EPA offers answers to frequently asked questions regarding the use and effectiveness of disinfectants against COVID-19.

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Environmental Protection Agency: EPA’s Registered Antimicrobial Products for Use Against Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the Cause of COVID-19

This list includes products that meet EPA’s criteria for use against COVID-19. When purchasing a product, check if its EPA registration number is included on this list.

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CDC: Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

This guidance provides recommendations on the cleaning and disinfection of households where persons under investigation or those with confirmed COVID-19 reside or may be in self-isolation. It is aimed at limiting the survival of the virus in the environment. These recommendations will be updated if additional information becomes available. These guidelines are focused on household settings and are meant for the general public.

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