2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Recommendations:

Cleaning and Disinfection

Updated 3/30/2020

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There is a national shortage of household cleaning products. 

Latest Update March 30, 2020

Interim recommendations for households with suspected/confirmed COVID-19

General Guidance:

How to clean and disinfect:

March 27, 2020

Interim recommendations for community facilities with suspected/confirmed COVID-19

General Guidance:

How to clean and disinfect surfaces

Linens, clothing, and other laundry items

Personal protective equipment (PPE) and hand hygiene

March 20, 2020

Here are recommendations for individuals, businesses, and care facilities to help conserve cleaning products.

General Guidance

Guidance for Households with People Isolated in Home Care (those who are Suspected/Confirmed to have COVID-19)

Guidance for child care providers

Guidance for restaurants

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Adapted from: Centers for Disease Prevention, American Chemical Council.