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Tips to Tackle the Flu

Updated: Sep 20, 2022

According to the CDC, the general Flu Season runs from November through April, with the most common peaks sprinkled throughout January and February. The flu affects millions of people each year, and spreads like wildfire throughout workplace and school environments, resulting in countless missed hours, a decrease in productivity and in some cases, lost profits.

At SWA, our end users and the environment are the priority. Whether it’s school children, government employees, techies or a production line, we know every person necessary for a smooth functioning operation. With our green approach, you can count on a clean, germ free, pleasant environment for your team, with the added bonus of being environmentally responsible. Our certified cleaning chemicals are diluted via a dilution control system to prevent human error, and allow the operator to get the perfect blend every time. These chemicals are safe for use in a wide array of settings and are free of any harmful toxins that will pollute your precious airspace. As we move into the thick of the season, we want to share our helpful quick tips to prevent the spread of any nasty bugs this season:

Helpful tips to Prevent the Flu

  • Keep antibacterial soap and alcohol based sanitizer at hand. With the combination of these two germ killing products, the flu won’t stand a chance!

  • The easiest tip is to try and avoid people who are sick. There’s no need to run away screaming, but kindly keep your distance.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth as these are the highways in which germs travel the quickest. Consider them the autobahn to your immune system.

  • Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that are most commonly used such as elevator buttons, desktops, door handles and telephones.

  • Lastly, if you do get caught with the bug, do your coworkers the service of staying home. The CDC recommends any infected adult or child remain home at least 24 hours after the fever has subsided, except to seek medical care or other necessities.

Along with the cold and flu, comes rain, sleet and snow. Keep an eye out for upcoming blog on Winter floor care in the wet season!



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