Bacteria on Hospital Keyboards

Germs on Keyboards More doctors are switching to electronic patient records. The bacteria on hospital keyboards are becoming a problem. Many people could potentially use the same computer and then transmit the bacteria to patients. People who are already sick may be more vulnerable to bacterial infections. Hospital patients may be more likely to becomeContinue reading “Bacteria on Hospital Keyboards”

Hotel keyboard germs

Keyboard germs You may want to pack some disinfectant wipes the next time you travel. When you stay in a hotel room, you usually expect that staff have cleaned it thoroughly after the last guest stayed there. But this is not always the case, and even regular cleaning can leave travelers open to other people’s germs,Continue reading “Hotel keyboard germs”

Computer and remote control keyboards

Crumbs Eating at home while on the computer can become a habit. We use our computer and remote control keyboards on a daily basis. The combination of eating while working can create an opportunity for your computer workstation keyboard and household remote control to become very messy. Take a look at your own keyboard sometime.Continue reading “Computer and remote control keyboards”

Shared keyboards in the library

Germs everywhere The amount of germs per square inch on the exterior surface of shared keyboards in the library is amazing. Surfaces commonly used by teachers and librarians like phones and keyboards have the most bacteria per square inch. The amount of germs on shared library keyboards is nearly ten times more than other professions.Continue reading “Shared keyboards in the library”

Pandemic Solutions

Germ spread Respiratory droplets from coughs and sneezes are the main way colds and flues are spread from one person to another. This process is called “droplet spread.” This can happen when droplets from a cough or sneeze of an infected person move through the air and land on surfaces nearby. Pandemic solutions include stoppingContinue reading “Pandemic Solutions”