December 7, 2020
As cases surge and the holidays approach, different industries have begun vying for their members to have priority of vaccination when it is publicly released. Will this sense of urgency lead to more fierce debates on proof of work and santiziation? For more info on how Tulu can help businesses with proper sanitization contact our team.
“Our members are on the front lines of protecting the public health through the manufacturing of cleaning equipment, cleaning products, sanitizers, and disinfectants, and by providing cleaning services that protect schools, day care centers, grocery stores, medical institutions, residential care facilities, multifamily housing units, warehouses, office buildings, and other institutions. It is imperative these essential workers in the cleaning industry have prioritized access to COVID-19 vaccines...Our members are working daily to help prevent the further spread of this awful virus.”
-John Nothdurft, ISSA Director of Government Affairs
US Case Surge Blamed on Behavior and Cold Weather
As the US nears the 200,000 daily case mark, experts are blaming the cold weather driving people indoors and lack of remembrance of the “3 W’s”- wash your hands, watch your distancing, wear face coverings.” As the holidays approach, they fear cases will continue to rise as they had warned in the past. Read More.
ISSA Calls for Prioritized Vaccines for the Cleaning Industry
In a December 3rd Letter to the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, ISSA submitted comments to “ensure the entire cleaning supply chain would be able to continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic without interruption.” Read More.
Sporting Stadiums Won’t Open for a While
Dr. Anthony Fauci tells Sports Illustrated that sporting stadiums will “be the last thing you see open in 2021.” Public health experts said the return of full stadiums depends on several factors, including COVID-19 vaccines and those who choose to get vaccinated. Read More.
“Beanie Baby” Level Urgency for Vaccines
Experts expect the attitude towards Covid vaccines to shift from one of hesitancy to urgency in the coming weeks. Debates on who should get priority for vaccination are also expected to rise. Read More.
Visible Cleaning is Key to Consumer Confidence
Independent research commissioned by ABM UK has explored the “perception of built environments with regards to the visibility of cleaners now, compared to life before COVID-19.” It showed that just the sight of disinfection happening in public spaces can go a long way to creating the confidence people need to feel safe and return to the site. Read More.