The Ultimate Guide To Cleaning Your Home For Cold And Flu Season

Michael Rubino

November 29

To minimize the risk of viral transmission during cold and flu season, consider these cleaning tips from health and hygiene experts, including Michael Rubino. These steps will also promote healthier indoor air quality. 

As cold and flu season begins, it’s important to take proactive measures to safeguard your household and health.

Both the common cold and flu are contagious respiratory illnesses caused by viruses. While colds are generally mild, they can lead to severe complications in individuals with weakened immune systems, asthma or underlying medical conditions. The flu can also have serious consequences—an estimated 100,000 people in the U.S. were hospitalized during the 2021-2022 flu season due to the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)[1]. Keeping your home clean and disinfected can prevent the spread of germs by removing harmful viruses and bacteria from surfaces.

Read on to learn how to best care for your home during this particularly vulnerable time of year.

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