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Clorox - Cold and Flu Prevention

Posted at 1:35 PM, Feb 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-25 13:35:42-05

While cold and flu has lessened due to increased hand washing, masking and social distancing, it's still best to protect one another and our homes from the spread of germs.

While "cleaning", "sanitizing" and "disinfecting" may seem interchangeable, they are not. Cleaning is simply removing dust, stains, or other debris. Sanitizing removes bacteria, while disinfecting destroys them.

To cut down on germs in your home, it's important to regularly disinfect high touch surfaces like doorknobs, faucets, and remote controls. As the pandemic subsides, doctors and scientists encourage the public to continue to be mindful of hand washing and staying home when sick.

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