Monthly Archives: January 2012

H1N1 and the Seasonal Flu

What is the flu? Influenza (the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people … Continue reading

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MRSA Prevention

Markatos Services Inc. uses proactive cleaning methods to save you from dealing with MRSA issues. Here are some MRSA prevention tips for your facility: 1. Educate your facility managers and personnel about recognizing MRSA. 2. Implement a hand washing initiative … Continue reading

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Where and How To Store Cleaning Supplies and Chemicals

After watching my 7-year-old daughter almost spray my 5-year-old son in the face with Mr. Clean, I about died. As a parent, it’s my job to protect my kids and to make sure they’re ok at all times. When I … Continue reading

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10 Places Where Bacteria Is Lurking

Found in the Delaware Health section of The News Journal, you will find a cleaning company’s favorite article, “GERMS are lurking!” Yes, germs can be found on many surfaces, but don’t panic just yet. Markatos Services Inc. advises you to … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,400 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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