What is coronavirus (COVID-19)?
In late 2019, public health officials identified a novel coronavirus not previously seen. Human coronaviruses are common throughout the world and commonly cause mild to moderate illness.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak a public health emergency of international concern. We recommend continuing to refer to the WHO or your local public health agency for up-to-date information.
Learn more about coronaviruses, how they spread and common symptoms.
Learn from Our Experts
Webinar: Public Health Matters: Understanding Coronavirus (COVID-19) with Ecolab Experts
Ecolab experts discuss COVID-19 and how healthcare, long term care, hospitality, restaurants and food and beverage processing businesses can take action to help protect employees and customers. This hour-long webinar includes :30 min of Q&A with Ecolab experts on business-specific actions.
How can my business combat COVID-19?
Work with your Ecolab team to determine which disinfectant products, training and compliance education opportunities exist for your business.
Contact Ecolab to learn more about our products and programs that can help you combat COVID-19.
What can I do to help combat COVID-19?
Take Action: Focus on standard infection control practices, training and compliance.
Good personal hygiene practices can help prevent the spread of infection.
The good news is that disinfectants can be used to effectively kill coronaviruses on surfaces.