Cleaning and Disinfecting for the Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)


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ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, is here to help cleaning industry professionals understand how to properly clean and safely disinfect for the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).

Cleaning staff are essential workers during the pandemic. Use the resources on this page to educate and empower your teams as they work to keep facilities, clients and communities safer and healthier.  

Together with the Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, we offer education, training, and business resources to help you manage the COVID-19 outbreak. If you need to reopen your business or facility with confidence following the pandemic, learn more about the GBAC® STAR™ Service Accreditation program delivers third-party validation of the cleaning, disinfection, and infection prevention procedures of contractors and other outsourced cleaning service providers. The GBAC® STAR™ Destination program enables organizations like municipalities and tourism bureaus to demonstrate their destination’s dedication to building healthier, safer, and more confident communities through widespread adoption of GBAC® STAR accreditations. And GBAC® STAR™ Registered Technology & Registered Programs allow manufacturers and other companies to have their cleaning, infectious disease prevention, or similar type technology or program designated as GBAC® STAR Registered, providing added assurance for facility managers and service providers who are dedicated to cleaning for health.

Additional Resources for Coronavirus Cleaning