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Cold, Flu & Other Diseases

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  • How to Help Prevent the Spread of Norovirus

    Here are some tips to help prevent the spread of norovirus in your home.

    Advice from our experts
    01/14/19 183
  • How to disinfect canine parvovirus on hard wood floors

    My puppy came down with parvo. Can I use Clorox® on pine wood floors? Regarding your wood floor, as long as it has a finish (in good condition) on it that effectively makes it a hard non-porous surface, a singular bleach treatment should be OK.  Even...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    05/23/12 17691
  • Stopping the Superbug: MRSA

    The spread of superbugs You might have seen or heard about “superbugs” in the news lately. These strains of bacteria are resistant to antibiotics, making it difficult to treat them.1 Hospitals and other medical facilities are typically as...

    Guest post: Dr. Tanya Altmann
    03/26/18 511
  • Treating Urushoil – Poison Ivy Rashes

    Will the Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes kill urushoil, the oil that causes poison ivy rashes? This is a great question, because “kill” as it pertains to disinfectants, is a term whose use is regulated by the EPA. First, I need to clarify that because uru...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    09/09/11 35080
  • Sanitizing clothing and bedding after the flu

    My son has just recovered from the flu. Is it important to sanitize his bedding to prevent spreading the germs around the house or if a generic wash with detergent alone will do the trick? After the flu, it is important to take the time to sanitize s...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    08/20/12 6571
  • How to Help Prevent the Spread of C. diff

    To help reduce the spread of C. diff at home, you can use these practical tips

    Advice from our experts
    01/14/19 38
  • Several Clorox Products Effective Against h1n1 (Swine) Flu

    The Clorox Company is working closely with public health organizations to support their efforts to educate people about protecting themselves from swine flu and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has advised Clorox that disinfectants effective...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    05/04/09 2353
  • Disinfecting with Clorox® Clean-Up® + Bleach

    I know that you can use a bleach solution for cleaning the bathroom of someone with C. diff, but what about your Clorox® Clean-Up ® + Bleach. Does that work as well? At the current time, only the bleach solution is EPA-approved. Since the Clorox® ...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    08/18/09 2016
  • Catching Germs at School

    Healthy hygiene habits at home can help keep schools out of the hot zone.

    Advice from our experts
    05/26/15 539
  • Don’t Take the Flu Back to School

    Use these Flu Facts & Tips to stop the spread — for healthier kids from home to school, and everywhere in between.

    Advice from our experts
    12/30/16 1158