The American Cleaning Institute (ACI)

ACI to Host Webinar Providing Hand Hygiene, Cleaning and Disinfection Guidance for Reopening Schools

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  • Webinar Features Two CDC Experts
  • Designed to Assist School Nurses and Administrators

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) is hosting a webinar designed to help school nurses and administrators develop their plans to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19 within school communities, taking into consideration the vital role of hand hygiene, cleaning and disinfecting.

The webinar, “Considerations and Guidance for Schools: Hand Hygiene, Cleaning and Disinfection for Reopening,” will be held Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM Eastern. Register now on ACI’s website.

Participants will receive resources and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on preparing for K-12 school reopening and operations during the COVID-19 pandemic and can use this opportunity to ask questions.

Schools, working together with local health departments, have an important role in slowing the spread of diseases and protecting vulnerable students and staff, to help ensure students have safe and healthy learning environments. Schools serve students, staff and visitors from throughout the community. All of these people may have close contact in the school setting, often sharing spaces, equipment and supplies.

Schools should be prepared for COVID-19 outbreaks in their local communities and for individual exposure events to occur in their facilities, regardless of the level of community transmission, for example, a case associated with recent travel to an area with sustained COVID-19 transmission.


Jennifer Cope, MD, MPH | CDC, Team Lead Domestic Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Epidemiology Team

Carrie Dooyema MPH, MSN, RN | CDC, Team Lead, Early Care and Education Team


Brian Sansoni | ACI, Senior Vice President, Communication, Outreach & Membership

The American Cleaning Institute® (ACI – is the Home of the U.S. Cleaning Products Industry® and represents the $60 billion U.S. cleaning product supply chain. ACI members include the manufacturers and formulators of soaps, detergents, and general cleaning products used in household, commercial, industrial and institutional settings; companies that supply ingredients and finished packaging for these products; and chemical distributors.  ACI serves the growth and innovation of the U.S. cleaning products industry by advancing the health and quality of life of people and protecting our planet. ACI achieves this through a continuous commitment to sound science and being a credible voice for the cleaning products industry.

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