Guidelines and procedures developed in response to COVID-19 related to Custodial Services will continue to be in place for the Spring 2021 semester. Full details are available on the Facilities Management webpage. Some highlights include:
- Cleaning frequencies have been revised to place more time and emphasis on public, high-touch spaces.
- Custodial will continue to focus on high touch surfaces including push and pull plates, door knobs, hand rails, entrances, push and pull partitions, desks and table tops, light switches, sink faucet handles, soap, toilet paper, and towel dispensers, water fountains, elevator buttons, vending machines, etc.
- Hospital grade disinfectants EPA registered for use against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) will be used.
- In order to increase cleaning frequencies in public, high-touch spaces, and classrooms; other modifications will be necessary. In E&G facilities, service in office areas will be once a week or as needed, and floor care in public areas will be completed on an as needed basis. Special circumstances or events necessitating a modification to this schedule should be communicated through a Work Request for Custodial review and response or by calling Work Management at (417) 836-8400.
Cleaning materials such as gloves, disinfectant in spray bottles, paper towels, disinfectant wipes, and hand sanitizer can be purchased by department for those who are interested and would like to supplement the work being done by custodial teams. Purchases can be made via Work Request or by calling Work Management at 417-836-8400. Please specify in the work order the product you would like to purchase and the quantity.