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CALS Wellness Committee tip: Eight areas to clean while quarantined

This list was sent by email from StayWell on Apr 16:

  1. Smartphones and tablets: Clean frequently with disinfecting wipes.
  2. Doorknobs and light switches: Disinfect them using 4 teaspoons of bleach per quart of water.
  3. Cutting boards: Wash acrylic, plastic, glass and wood boards in the dishwasher.
  4. Toys: Wipe or dunk toys in a diluted bleach solution (see above), and then let stand for three to five minutes before rinsing with clean water.
  5. Dishrags and hand towels: Machine-wash rags often using the hot cycle and replace sponges frequently.
  6. Sinks: Wash frequently with hot, soapy water.
  7. Pillowcases and sheets: Wash regularly in hot water and detergent.
  8. Computer mice and keyboards: Wash your hands frequently and wipe the mouse and keyboard down with antiseptic pads.