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Office Disinfection Tips

Whether you spend your work week in a home office or shared office environment, it’s important to disinfect your daily workspace to help prevent the spread of viruses.

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It’s never been more important to keep high-touch surfaces clean to help prevent the spread of cold, flu and other viruses. Here’s a quick guide to help you maintain healthy office disinfection and cleanliness habits.

Wipe down hard, nonporous surfaces

Carefully wipe down your desktop, chair and drawers with Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes or Disinfecting Wipes On the Go. Let surfaces remain wet for four minutes in order to properly disinfect.1

Give hotspots extra care

Door handles, lamps and light switches can be hotspots for germs. Disinfecting wipes make it easy to tackle those high-touch areas throughout the day.

Hit your high-touch devices

There’s a good chance your trusty computer keyboard and mouse setup are ready for a thorough Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes wipedown. You’ll also want to hit any remote controls and desk phones, and read our quick how-to guide for cleaning your phone screen and case.*

Tip

Always follow manufacturer instructions for cleaning and disinfecting electronics, and use cleaners only as directed.

Be a team player

If you work in a shared workspace, it’s important to maintain healthy habits in the office, at home, even on your commute. Follow your company’s guidelines for vaccination and social distancing in the workplace, and regularly wash your hands with soap and water or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer.2

Frequently asked questions

How should I clean the keyboard for my computer or laptop?

Always follow manufacturer instructions for cleaning and disinfecting electronics. First, turn your laptop or computer off and if possible, remove your laptop’s battery. If cleaning a computer keyboard, unplug the keyboard from its power source. As always, be sure to check the manufacturer’s instructions before proceeding.

Wring the excess liquid from a Clorox® Disinfecting Wipe, then carefully wipe down all sides of your keyboard and cord, making sure that cleaning solution doesn’t seep into the seams of the casing or in between keys. Let surfaces remain wet for four minutes in order to properly disinfect.

How should I sanitize soft surfaces in my workplace?

Bleach-free Clorox® Disinfecting Mist lets you sanitize soft surfaces and deodorize, no wipe required. 

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