Germs & Bacteria

08/26/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Route to Safety: Back to School Supplies, Part 3

Keeping hands clean is king when reducing germs that may cause illness in all settings, especially in K-12 schools. The COVID-19 pandemic brought to the surface just how important proper hand hygiene solutions are. When…
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04/29/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

The Top Germiest Places

The world is a germy place. As more businesses reopen and COVID-19 vaccinations continue to rise, things are looking closer to normal again. That doesn’t mean that COVID-19, among other germs, is not still a…
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04/30/20 By Dana Szymkowiak

COVID-19 Cleaning: Do’s and Don’ts of Surface Disinfecting

As we continue to face the global Coronavirus pandemic, we find ourselves taking the task of cleaning and disinfecting to new heights. With good reason, COVID-19 is transmissible through touching infected surfaces in addition to…
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06/19/19 By Safetec

The Differences Between Antibiotics and Painkillers

Antibiotics and painkillers are both frequently prescribed medications, but both have very different actions to achieve their goals of helping the person to feel better during the course of the infection.
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06/05/19 By Safetec

What Is The Difference Between Bacteria and Viruses

Bacteria and viruses are both types of microorganisms which can cause various types of infections and diseases in humans, plants, and animals. There are many differences between bacteria and viruses which help to differentiate the…
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08/08/18 By Lindsey McCarthy

Playgrounds Are Germ Breeding Grounds

It is hard to know precisely what germs we come across during our daily routine. At home, we know what has been disinfected and what hasn’t been, but how often are playgrounds disinfected? Our children…
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05/16/18 By Lindsey McCarthy

Where Are The Germ Hot Spots?

How often do you come across a situation where you think to yourself, “I wish I had hand sanitizer with me right now.”? There are a countless number of times when I get caught without…
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06/08/17 By Dana Szymkowiak

How Do Dirty Hands Spread Germs?

Flu season may run from October to April each year; but germs have no season. They can be found nearly anywhere at any time.
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04/10/17 By Dana Szymkowiak

What Types of Bacteria Are Pathogenic?

There are many different types of bacteria and ways to classify them into groups. Not all bacteria are bad, like you may have previously guessed.  Did you know that your body is loaded with hundreds and thousands…
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