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R.I. hospital using disinfecting units to fight coronavirus

June 26, 2020

The Newport Hospital in Newport, R.I., has acquired two electrostatic sprayer disinfecting units support its sanitization processes, according to an article on the NewportRI website.

The two systems have sprayers that apply disinfectant to the front, back and sides of surfaces. The units use disinfecting solution effective against COVID-19.

The hospital will use these electrostatic sprayer units to rapidly disinfect surfaces in waiting rooms, patient rooms, the operating room and the Emergency Department.

The hospital has implemented a broad range of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus on site, including visitation restrictions, screening of patients and coronavirus testing.

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