Deep Cleaning Schools and Workplaces

  • Goal:  To determine how Alhambra property and environments remain sanitized and clean for all stakeholders.

    Current Work:

    • Considering the scope of work during non student attendance time. The current considerations are: Accountability, Task and Frequency, and Staffing Model.
    • Developing an Alhambra Gold Standard for clean and sanitized environments in alignment with the CDC and state guidance.
    • To support deep cleaning, recommending a centralized model so all sites are standardized across the district with work schedules and supplies.

    Routing Cleaning

    Mondays - Tuesdays - Thursdays

    • Provide supplies continually for high touch areas
    • Cleaning of restrooms
    • Cleaning mirrors & front office glass
    • Emptying trash
    • Cleaning classroom sinks
    • Wipe down lobby chairs

    Deep Cleaning

    Wednesdays & Fridays/Saturdays

    • Antimicrobial product - Microshield 360 applied on annual basis
    • Horizontal surfaces cleaned & disinfected with emphasis on high touch areas as described by the CDC
    • Walls wiped down (cafeteria, classrooms, restrooms
    • Restroom partitions cleaned thoroughly
    • Cleaning carpets more frequently throughout the year
    • Dusting
    • Equipment cleaning - playgrounds, sports equipment, athletic equipment
    • Enhanced hand sanitizer station cleaning, disinfecting and stocking
    • Cleaning refrigerators and ice machines
    • Front lobby chairs with fabric - deep cleaning
    • Rooms for symptomatic students, outside of the nurses office, disinfected as frequently as the CDC advises

    Sanitizing refers to lowering the number of germs to a safe level by either cleaning or disinfecting.

    Disinfecting refers to killing nearly 100 percent of germs on surfaces or objects, according to the CDC. This works by using chemicals to kill germs.