Earlier this week, a health alert was sent out to all Florida State students warning them of a recent outbreak of Hand, Foot, and Mouth disease. Since then, at least a dozen cases have been confirmed on the FSU campus. The infection is relatively common in infants and small children, but an adult outbreak is rare. It’s highly contagious and is spread quickly by direct contact, or contact with infected surfaces. Symptoms include high fever, rashes, blisters, and mouth sores.
The news of the outbreak in FSU has made national attention, but there have been reports of other outbreaks in a high school in New Jersey and other areas of Miami. In efforts to protect you and your family from contagious disease, we at Misty clean encourage you to take the proper measures to ensure a clean and healthy home.
Stopping the Spread of Germs
Other than maintaining a clean and happy home, practice these cautionary methods to avoid the spread of germs and disease. The center for disease control and prevention recommends that you avoid close contact with others, especially if they are sick. You should cover your mouth and nose whenever you cough or sneeze, wash your hands repeatedly, and if you do become sick – stay home.
Once you’re home, clean and disinfect all surfaces or objects. If you are a parent with young children, you should be disinfecting everything that they touch every day.
Maintaining a Clean Home
Regular housekeeping kills germs. These germs spread disease or suppress the immune system making you and your family more susceptible to disease. Ensuring that you’re paying attention to each part of the house is important. A clean room does just as much harm if the other areas are left untouched. Remember the bathrooms, kitchen, carpets, floors, countertops. Take notice in the areas of the house that your family typically eats. Are these areas being maintained in a sterile way?
A clean and healthy home isn’t just attractive, but necessary for the health and safety of your home and family.
Call Misty Clean Today for a Professional Fall Cleaning!
Misty Clean offers packages that you can choose from, so you have control over the cleanliness of your home. Each plan is enacted with care as if our workers are cleaning their own home. We even offer garage sweeping! With so many options, you should never shy away from a professional cleaning crew.
Give us a call at 410-255-4111. Hiring a cleaning crew has never been so easy with the help of Misty Clean!
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