Flu Season and Facilities Managers

February 14, 2020

This information was accurate at the time of publishing, Feb. 14, 2020.

The flu, norovirus and other contagious illnesses cost businesses roughly $10.4 billion in sick days and lost productivity each year.

This flu season also saw the arrival of another contagious illness—COVID-19, a severe respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus. Christiny Betsch, marketing manager for Cintas Corporation, joins editor-in-chief Janelle Penny to discuss how facilities managers can reduce the health risks in their buildings. 

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About our guest: 
Christiny BetschChristiny Betsch is a marketing manager for the Facility Services department of Cintas.

With more than eight years’ experience in marketing and communications, Betsch is responsible for managing the hygiene category, which includes multiple restroom supply lines and cleaning services. 

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Janelle Penny | Editor-in-Chief at BUILDINGS

Janelle Penny has more than a decade of experience in journalism, with a special emphasis on covering facilities management. She aims to deliver practical, actionable content for facilities professionals.