06/28/23 By Dana Szymkowiak

The Importance of Post-COVID Hand Sanitizer

As we transition into a post-COVID era, hand sanitizers remain an essential tool in maintaining personal hygiene and preventing the spread of germs. However, it’s crucial to be aware of certain considerations when selecting hand…
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12/09/22 By Dana Szymkowiak

The Winter Tripledemic: What it is and How to Stay Safe

Winter is here, which means cold, frigid temperatures are forcing more people to stay inside. As we socialize indoors, visiting family and friends for the holidays, we’re spending more time together in enclosed spaces which…
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02/17/22 By Dana Szymkowiak

Improve Cleaning Efficiency

According to the Labor Department, more than 4.5 million people voluntarily left their jobs in November 2021. That was up from 4.2 million in October.¬† The “great resignation” brings to light the struggle many employers…
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10/28/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

FDA Withdrawing Temporary Guidances for Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on October 12, 2021, that it intends to withdraw guidances initially issued in March 2020. The guidance outlined temporary policies for manufacturers that were not drug manufacturers…
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10/21/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Healthcare at the Breaking Point and How You Can Help

As the Delta variant continues to sweep the country, we are experiencing a record number of cases since the pandemic began in March 2020. Hospitals bear the burden of this spike as the infected make…
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10/07/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Why Choose Safetec Surface Disinfection Products Over Competitors

Choosing the most effective cleaning products for a commercial facility can be confusing, especially when you throw COVID-19 and the upcoming flu season into the mix. As a result, the pressure to keep a building…
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09/23/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

What is the Mu Variant?

We are about halfway through the Greek alphabet for naming coronavirus variants. Only four have raised enough alarm to warrant a WHO “variant of concern” designation- Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Delta. One of the newest…
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09/09/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Delta Variant as Infectious as Chickenpox: What to Know Now

According to an internal document from the CDC, the Delta variant surging across the United States is more¬†transmissible than the viruses that cause MERS, SARS, Ebola, the common cold, the seasonal flu, and smallpox, and…
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09/02/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Influenza Season 2021-2022: Do We Know What to Expect?

Remember the flu?¬† If you’ve put that infection on your mental back burner while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re not alone. The flu was pretty much out of sight in 2020. Between September 2020…
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08/19/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Route to Safety: Back to School Supplies, Part 2

The unprecedented reality that struck schools around the country when COVID-19 swept across the U.S. has parents and school officials alike trying to determine what the fall of 2021 will bring. Reopening schools fully is…
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07/29/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Four things to know about the Delta Variant

For the first time since early 2020, we have hope that COVID-19 will soon fade into the background as we make significant strides toward pre-pandemic normalcy. But experts want us to know that there is…
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03/25/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Lessons learned in a year of lockdown

It’s been just over a year since COVID-19 started spreading rapidly in the United States. WHO officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Starting in China and spreading to other Asian countries, the…
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