The coronavirus disease (Covid-19) seems to be on everyone’s minds these days. It’s good that people are taking it seriously, early. While there have been some analyses that contend the disease isn’t as bad as some make it out to be, it’s better to prepare for the worst and hope for the best (rather than the reverse!).

There have been several articles comparing the responses of Philadelphia and St. Louis to the influenza epidemic of 1918 (Philadelphia did little isolation until it was too late while St. Louis did it aggressively – the result was 3x higher mortality per capita).

Here at Ideal Carpet Cleaning, we’re still working – the Ontario government has designated cleaners as essential services. We’re taking steps to reduce the risk to our employees and clients. So please don’t be insulted if we don’t shake your hand, as we have in the past. We’ve started using masks and rubber gloves but they slow us down a little so please bear with us if we’re running a little late.

Above all, thank you for your support. We hope these challenging times will see communities, countries, and the world work together and come out stronger. In the meantime, here’s an interesting and educational link:

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