MILTON, Wis (WMTV) – The Milton College District is taking additional steps to maintain germs at bay by including a brand new know-how to its cleansing course of.
The district has been utilizing Inexperienced Klean Chlorinated Disinfecting Tablets for a couple of month. The district’s director of buildings and grounds, Stephen Schantz, stated it’s not a substitute for his or her nightly cleansing routine, however gives a lift when wanted.
“Proper now we’ve got two handheld sprayers and we’ve got one backpack sprayer,” he stated.
Schantz defined the sprayers are electrostatic and cost the disinfectant, which permits it keep on with extra surfaces.
“It not solely hits the floor, nevertheless it additionally wraps round giving higher protection to the areas we handled,” he stated.
He stated they spray areas of considerations as-needed.
“We work with our district nurse, the constructing principal and we determine these areas which will have larger charges of illness,” Schantz stated.
Workplace Professional/Elkhorn Chemical and Packaging, an area Janesville firm, provides the product. Its president, Jamin Arn, stated the primary ingredient is sodium dichlor. Every part from lockers, desk and exercise gear could be handled with the disinfectant.
“You see the product in swimming swimming pools, scorching tubs, spas and even the purification of water,” he stated.
District Nurse Erin Kotthaus stated she was consulted on the acquisition of the product and its use.
“This 12 months, our influenza numbers are in keeping with the previous couple of years. The distinction lies within the face that in earlier years, our influenza season started earlier and lasted in March/April. This 12 months, the majority of our circumstances have been reported within the final six to eight weeks,” she stated.
Arn stated demand for the product may be very excessive, and the corporate has been working with a number of different districts within the space who’ve already bought it or need demos.
“The issue proper now’s we will’t get our fingers on any of the sprayers till mid-March,” he stated.
Schantz stated if dad and mom have any questions in regards to the product, they’ll contact the varsity district for extra info.