The U.S. Department of Health estimates that five to 20 percent of Americans will contract the flu each year, with more than 200,000 hospitalized for flu-related complications. That said, there are ways to minimize the affects of the flu in the workplace. 

By identifying the main areas where viruses and bacteria thrive and implementing disinfection strategies that target the germ hotspots, cleaning professionals can reduce the potential spread of the infection. 

Click here for five steps that cleaners can take to keep building occupants safe and healthy throughout the flu season.