Five Deadliest Communicable Diseases and What You Can Do to Stop Them

Germs on hands.

As a biohazard cleaning company, Aftermath cares about your health. This is why we’ve adopted February as Biohazard Awareness Month. This week, we’re examining the viruses and bacteria that lurk in body fluids, what we call biohazards, and how these bugs can contribute to serious disease and illnesses. Take a look at the the Five Biggest, […]

Cleaning Your Home: Top 5 Things to Disinfect Following the Flu

Biohazard cleanup in a house with caution biohazard tape.

What do you disinfect following the flu? Where do you begin? When someone in your family is sick, do you scrub everything in sight and toss anything that can be washed straight into the washer? Experts say not so fast. It may be more beneficial to spend serious time cleaning those surfaces where germs and […]

Flu Epidemic? What You Need to Know About Norovirus

Norovirus.

When is a bug more than just a bug? When it’s the norovirus. Noroviruses are sometimes described as “food poisoning” because they can be transmitted through contaminated food or drinks. These viruses are also called stomach flu, although they are not the same virus as influenza. What’s more? Your flu shot may not protect you from […]

Fight a Cold or the Flu with Five Stay-Healthy Tips

Communicable disease and contamination.

It’s that time of year again when a trip to the supermarket or the office can mean exposure to all forms of colds, bacteria, germs, and other illnesses. You’ve got your flu shot, but now what? Each year, new viruses attack our immune systems, which means that even the flu shot isn’t 100% foolproof. To […]

Five Food Safety Tips to Keep You Festive This Holiday

Christmas dinner.

According to the CDC, every year 1 in 6 Americans will contract a foodborne illness. More than 250 different foodborne diseases have been recorded; most are caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites that can be foodborne. Other instances are what we call “food poisoning,” caused by harmful toxins or chemicals that have contaminated the food. […]

Biohazard Cleanup Company Debunks Old Wives Tales About Cold and Flu

H1N1 influenza virus.

Biohazard cleanup companies handle a lot of complicated situations. From crime scenes to unattended deaths, our concern remains the same: to protect your family’s heath. From time to time, our blog also focuses on addressing matters of wellness. Our thoughts on health-related topics come from nearly 20 years of experience in preventing some of the […]

5 Secrets to Staying Well (When Everyone Around You is Sick)

Petri dishes.

It’s that time of year again when a trip to the supermarket or the office can mean exposure to all forms of colds, bacteria, germs, and other illnesses. You’ve got your flu shot, but now what? Colds, while minor, can still put a damper on your productivity…and make you feel miserable for days to come. […]

Communicable Disease Cleanup Company Tackles C. Diff

C. Diff bacteria.

Nausea. Fever. Diarrhea. Sounds like a case of the flu, right? Maybe. What you’re dealing with could be just a bad virus that will leave your system in just a few days – or it could be the signs of something even more serious. Something like C. diff. What is C. Diff? According to the […]

5 Facts You Should Know About MRSA and Communicable Disease Cleanup

MRSA

“Roosevelt HS Football Player Tests Positive for MRSA” “MRSA Reported in Covington School” “Wantagh School District: Staff Member Treated for MRSA” Straight from the headlines, on any given day you will find hundreds of reports on cases of MRSA and other communicable diseases. It appears in schools, in offices, and in places that we generally […]

Biohazard Company Goes Back to School with Helpful Tips

Dulwich College Suzhou Senior School Building.

The American Academy of Pediatrics website features tips and in-depth articles on subjects such as bullying and school bus safety, but when it comes to college-aged students, many parents assume their kids are ready for the big world. However, sharing tiny dorms and kitchens with other busy, pre-occupied students can be a recipe for accidents […]

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