CDC updates disinfecting guidelines, encourages to continue to protect yourself

Coronavirus

(WATE) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is updating its guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting surfaces to protect against COVID-19.

Disinfection is only recommended in indoor-setting schools and homes where there has been a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 case within the last 24 hours.

They also say in most situations with no COVID-19 exposure, scrubbing with soap and water is good enough, rather than harsh disinfectant sprays and wipes.

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