News and “fake news” about the coronavirus seems to be spreading more quickly than the virus itself these days. But one thing I know is true is that keeping your home clean is just as important as taking safety precautions when you leave your home. Below is a great article from the New York Times about how to clean your house for coronavirus.
Once you have the basics cleaned, here’s a great list of other things to clean when you don’t know what else to do with all that time on your hands: Just 65 Things to Clean While You’re Spending So Much Time At Home.
As we settle into this new reality of living with the coronavirus, I thought it might be useful to collect articles and videos that I have found helpful for keeping healthy. Below is an article about washing your clothes, and the other a video about how to deep clean your home.
How long does the virus live on clothes?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the coronavirus is usually transmitted through respiratory droplets (from an infected person sneezing or coughing) rather than through fomites, objects and materials that when contaminated can transfer disease. However, the CDC notes that evidence suggests that the novel coronavirus may remain viable for hours to days on surfaces made from a variety of materials, which includes clothing. To read more, click here.
How to properly deep clean your home?
This video from Good Morning America is quite helpful, especially in this time when most everyone is managing single-handedly to clean their own homes. To watch, click here.
Here’s to good health!