Whether caring for someone in your household or having tested positive, you may wonder how to clean your house correctly after a COVID-19 recovery.
Cleaning with a household cleaner that contains soap or detergent reduces the number of germs on surfaces and decreases the risk of infection from surfaces. Disinfection to minimize transmission of COVID-19 at home is likely not needed unless someone in your home is sick or someone positive for COVID-19 has been in your home within the last 24 hours.
Here, we answer these questions and offer practical cleaning tips from the experts to prevent the spread of germs at home. Remember to always refer to your state health authority guidelines.