influenza

flu shots

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Flu shots still have a place for workplace employees

The odds of testing positive for COVID-19 were reduced by 24 per cent in patients who received an influenza vaccine compared to those who did not.
flu

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Feared flu-COVID “twindemic” not materializing

There were prominent fears that COVID-19 and flu could launch a twin global assault. Thankfully, that does not appear to be materializing.
twindemic prevention

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Protecting workplaces from a “twindemic”

In the second wave of the pandemic, business owners and facility managers must be unprecedentedly vigilant about protecting workplaces.
Bowmanville Hospital

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

OptiSolve awarded grant to help reduce HAIs

Public Health revealed that healthcare-associated Infections will be Canada's second leading cause of death by 2050.
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REMI Network

Far-UVC light can stop flu from spreading: study

Continuous low doses of far ultraviolet C light can stop the flu and other airborne viruses from spreading in indoor public locations.
healthcare

REMI Network

Healthcare workers often go to work sick: study

Healthcare workers in clinical settings, such as long-term care facilities, often refuse to stay home from work when experiencing influenza-like symptoms.
seasonal influenza

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Prepping for flu season with the value of cleaning

Health officials won’t quite know what to expect until later this fall, but facilities should still brace themselves no matter what flu strain will spread.
handwashing

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Few wash hands properly in germy schools

When educating children and young adults about good hand hygiene practices, it’s important to implement the right handwashing practices.
germs

REMI Network

Employees misjudge top office areas for germs

Workplaces are often culprits for influenza and employees are usually uneducated on what areas of an office harbor the most germs.