Cleaning is always a priority for your business. Proper cleaning provides a safe environment to work in and a professional atmosphere for your clientele. Occasionally there may be times when a regular cleaning won’t be enough and you need something more comprehensive. When a major viral outbreak happens like the flu, SARS, Norovirus, and most recently, Covid-19, business owners need to step up their typical cleaning procedures to prevent transmission rates of these highly contagious viruses. Given the devastating toll Covid-19 has taken on both health and productivity, grant programs have been created around the country to help defray the costs of enhanced cleaning services. Let’s review Covid-19 cleaning grants available to businesses in Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland.

Grants for Businesses to Clean against Covid-19

Everyone wants to prevent the spread of viral outbreaks, and given the contagiousness of Covid-19, state governments have begun offering assistance to businesses in the form of grants, to cover costs associated with the necessary Covid-19 cleaning protocols. Here are a few grants available to businesses in the Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland region. 

Covid-19 Cleaning Grants for Businesses in DC, VA, and MD

District of Columbia https://coronavirus.dc.gov/bridgefund

Funds are specifically targeted to Hospitality, Restaurants, and Retail who have been hit hard by the pandemic and lockdown orders.

Virginia: Rebuild VA – https://www.governor.virginia.gov/rebuildva/

Funds can be used for expenses required to comply with OSHA and VDH safety standards relating to COVID-19 prevention.

Maryland – https://commerce.maryland.gov/fund/maryland-small-business-covid-19-emergency-relief-grant-fund

This grant can be used to cover the increased costs related to COVID-19 prevention measures.

If you find the funding above is no longer available, do a search for Covid-19 cleaning grants available in your community or state. We are in this together and we wish you, our community, the best.

Electrostatic & Fogging Disinfecting

Electrostatic and fogging disinfecting are advanced cleaning techniques that should be considered when cleaning during a viral outbreak. Electrostatic disinfecting is a touchless application of chemicals that reduces contamination risks and prevents disinfectant drips while also disrupting mold and bacterial outbreak colonies. Fogging disinfecting releases an even stream of sanitizing droplets into cubic volumes of air in your facilities, thereby reducing allergens and killing disease-causing germs.

To learn more about both cleaning applications, read our electrostatic cleaning and fogging disinfecting blog posts.

Your Greater Metro Washington D.C. Cleaning Service

When it’s time to bring in some help to keep your facilities clean and sanitized on a regular basis, look to a professional cleaning team to make sure it’s done properly. Turn to the trained and educated experts when you want your critical disinfecting and cleaning done right. Click here to discover more about our cleaning team and services.

We also have a great resource when you are ready to move forward and bring in a cleaning crew for your business. Our professional cleaning staff is bonded, insured, and maintains OSHA compliance. We would be happy to clean and disinfect your work environment for you! Please contact us online or call us at 571.451.0441 for answers to your questions and to schedule your janitorial cleaning appointment today!

 

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