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Winter plus schools adds up to the spread of illness in the community

In the winter, schools are well known to spread much more than knowledge. Although some have argued that schools also perform an essential role in strengthening a growing child’s immune system by facilitating the spread of bacteria into the community. Unfortunately modern times find us suffering the plague of dangerous drug resistant bacteria such as Clostridium difficile (CDI or C-DIFF) and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). These biohazardous and difficult to treat drug resistant bacteria usually come about through treatment in long term health care facilities but can follow the patient home when they are discharged from the facility, and from the home children may take the infection to school. The bacteria can even be transported in their clothing.

BioSpecialists is the front line defense against the spread of illness in New England families, schools and communities

BioSpecialists is ready to support Communities and School Systems to be on guard and to prevent contamination of teaching spaces, cafeterias and athletic spaces. If a contamination or outbreak occurs BioSpecialists can work with schools to quickly contain and remediate the bacterial and viral infections. BioSpecialists provide training programs covering topics such as cleaning standards that can help schools to meet this challenging environment.

BioSpecialists can help school systems take measures including but not limited to:

  • Screening Programs
  • Surface Sanitizing
  • Isolation – Area Quarantine and Remediation
  • Hand Washing Education programs
  • Supply of N95 surgical respirations when needed

Don’t wait for an outbreak occur. Call BioSpecialists to help develop a plan to meet the new challenges of our time.

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