Coronavirus Disease 2019

DISINFECTION GUIDANCE

Know Your Disinfectants

Using the correct disinfectant and disinfecting technique is an important part of preventing and reducing the spread of illnesses along with other critical aspects such as hand washing. This page highlights a few resources from CDC, EPA, and other partners on how to sanitize appropriately and what sanitizers are effective against SARS-CoV-2.

How Do I Create a Household Plan?

This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The CDC will update this interim guidance as needed.

What If Someone Is Sick at Work?

Close off areas used by the sick person. Open outside doors and windows to increase air circulation in the area. Wait 24 hours (or as long as possible) before you clean or disinfect.

How Do I Prepare My Restaurant?

When packing foods for delivery or takeout, minimize barehanded contact with food containers and delivery bags. Continue reading to find out more.