With the Arrival of Flu Season, Medical Offices Need Daily Cleaning

September 25, 2015

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If you work in a medical facility, you’ve probably already started to notice the changes that happen in the fall. The waiting room is filled with people with coughs, runny noses, and fevers. Before you know it, cold and flu season will be in full swing, and you can almost see the germs in the air. To keep these illnesses under control, daily office cleaning is essential.

It’s important to think of everyone involved when you’re in charge of a medical facility. The health of patients are a high priority, and you never want to see anyone get more sick by coming in for an office visit. Vulnerable visitors such as babies, immune-compromised cancer patients, and the elderly need to be seen, but are unfortunately apt to go home exposed to another virus or bacteria.

Then, consider the people you depend on each day to keep the office running smoothly. Office staff, nurses, medical assistants, and doctors must stay healthy so they can care for others on a daily basis. When one of them gets sick, it usually has a domino effect, taking out other staff one by one. And when staff has to call in sick, it takes its toll on everyone else who has to cover for the missing person.

Daily, consistent professional cleaning is the best way to protect patients and staff. Medical offices are maxed out during the fall and winter just keeping up with appointments, so a cleaning service is the perfect way to make sure you have a sanitized, germ-free environment to start each day.

Waiting rooms, exam rooms, restrooms, and offices all see a lot of traffic this time of year. If you’d like more information on how a cleaning service can keep everyone a little healthier this cold and flu season, contact us.

 

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