stop germs at your front door: Stop Germs At Your Front Door #2 - 02/10/10 06:06 AM
Stop Germs At Your Front Door #2!   Studies show that kids carry home millions of infectious microbes from school. Luckily, containment is easy!   Pathogenic bacteria, including strains that cause pneumonia and gastroenteritis can be found on 96 percent of shoe soles, according to a study led by Charles Gerba, Ph.D., and environmental microbiologist at the University of Arizona in Tucson. What's more, 90 percent of those germs were transferred to carpet, tile & other floor surface. A "shoes off" policy can substantially reduce germs transfer in the home, says Gerba. Offer a visual reminder by placing a plastic tray … (1 comments)

stop germs at your front door: Stop Germs At Your Front Door! - 02/10/10 05:48 AM
Stop Germs At Your Front Door!   Studies show that kids carry home millions of infectious microbes from school. Luckily, containment is easy!   Backpacks... In Charles Gerba's tests of women's handbags, those that had been set on floors and bathroom counters harbored an average of 10,000 germs per square inch. Since kids also tend to toss their backpacks on germy surfaces like locker-room benches, bus seats and desks, the germ counts on their bags are thought to be even higher. To keep your child's book bag from contaminating home surfaces (like the kitchen table), install a hook near your front … (0 comments)

 
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