The COVID-19 virus has impacted individuals, families, businesses and communities around the world with the virus fast spreading from person to person by touching or coughing on equipment, surfaces and even laundry. It is not apparent how long the COVID-19 virus survives on surfaces but studies have suggested it may persist on surfaces for a few hours or up to several days. It is imperative that not only households and businesses adhere to strict hygiene guidelines but the healthcare facilities ensure all staff laundry and linen is cleaned and disinfected to help control the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Laundry Inc supplies healthcare facilities laundry services in Cape Town and surrounding areas. Laundry Inc offer thermal disinfection washing and chemically disinfecting washing for healthcare facilities which assist in preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The high-temperature thermal disinfection process destroys the protein in bacteria and viruses. At Laundry Inc we also make use of chemical disinfectant washing which are chemical substances designed to kill or deactivate pathogenic microorganisms.
Other procedures that assist in the prevention of the spread can be conducted by healthcare facilities before submission by ensuring all solid waste is removed before placing the linen in the laundry bag. Do not sort linen in or near patient areas to avoid contamination of surfaces and people. All personal must conduct these practices using standard precautions, and perform hand hygiene after placing the dirty laundry in the laundry bags.
At Laundry Inc we also offer bulk healthcare facilities laundry services and our professional team can arrange to collect and deliver laundry for healthcare facilities situated in and around Cape Town. Laundry Inc is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year and ready to assist and support healthcare facilities and other essential business during and ahead of this COVID-19 virus pandemic.