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Health Tip: Disinfect Commonly Used Personal Items

Spring may be on its way, but we're still not in the clear when it comes to cold and flu season. Germs are still lurking everywhere, so take a few minutes to disinfect the things you touch every day at work, in your home, and in your car.

At Work At Home In Your Car
  • Keyboard
  • Office phone
  • Mouse
  • Pens, stapler, and other office supplies
  • Buttons on calculator, printer, and fax machine
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Eyeglasses
  • Cell phone
  • Doorknobs
  • Light switches on walls and on lamps
  • Buttons on microwave, coffee maker, remote control, etc.
  • Handle to the fridge
  • Faucets
  • Alarm clock
  • Steering wheel
  • Stick shift
  • Interior buttons for the radio, windows, and heat/AC
  • Interior and exterior door handles
  • Rear view mirror
  • Seatbelt buckle

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delightfairy delightfairy 8 years
Great tip! Thanks! I disinfect my mouse, pencils and pens but no often. I should to it more.
starangel82 starangel82 8 years
I always do this. 1apple - I just used disinfecting wipes like Clorox.
1apple 1apple 8 years
What's the best way to disinfect? Alcohol wipes? Something else?
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I'm great at this. Yes I am priding myself in cleaning. Ha.
miss-malone miss-malone 8 years
Good tip, very important!
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