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The Biohazard Report - October 2023

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“Asking for others guidance helps you see what you may not be able to see. It’s always important to check your ego and ask for help.”

– Ken Blanchard

The Dangers of Going It Alone

You've heard the adage that asking for help somehow means being "weak," "not smart enough," or "dependent." Yet in this world, we never truly do things on our own -- as leaders, parents, family members, colleagues, and friends, the connection and engagement with others keeps us healthy and happy. 

If you find a tenant or a family member who has gotten overwhelmed with cleaning, decluttering or managing their household safety, this is definitely not a time to go it alone.

On a practical level, while you want to help the person right away by potentially cleaning a cluttered and unsanitary space, it may lead to a host of additional issues, such as:

  • The spread of viruses or bacteria possibly being inhaled without proper ventilation equipment.
  • Bedbugs or other insects taking an unintended trip on your clothing to your own home or other spaces.
  • Contaminants that can cause physical harm without proper disposal.
  • Feeling overwhelmed yourself and experiencing more stress and anxiety.

Please contact us to remove the hazards for you -- that way you don't waste time trying to figure out what you don't know, and you'll have more time to do the things that matter.

At Bio-One of Columbus, our trained technicians will:

  • Remain discreet, using unmarked vehicles and honoring special requests
  • Communicate with you every step of the way and follow up with questions
  • Properly dispose of any waste gathered at the site

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of this month and our newsletter theme of Asking for Help, we offer this information and reminders as a way to support all of us in our health journey.  

Statistics about Breast Cancer

  • Breast cancer caused 685,000 deaths globally in 2020.
  • Roughly half of all breast cancers occur in women with no specific risk factors other than sex and age.
  • Breast cancer occurs in every country in the world.
  • Approximately 0.5–1% of breast cancers occur in men.

Signs & Symptoms

Breast cancer can have combinations of symptoms, especially when it is more advanced. Most people will not experience any symptoms when the cancer is still early.

Symptoms of breast cancer can include:

  • a breast lump or thickening, often without pain
  • change in size, shape or appearance of the breast
  • dimpling, redness, pitting or other changes in the skin
  • change in nipple appearance or the skin surrounding the nipple (areola)
  • abnormal or bloody fluid from the nipple.

Please seek medical care if you find a lump in your breast, even if the lump does not hurt. 

Most breast lumps are not cancer. Breast lumps that are cancerous are more likely to be successfully treated when they are small and have not spread to nearby lymph nodes. Be sure to do your breast self-exam monthly and reach out for medical advice asap if you find a lump.

Bio-One of Columbus is a leader in crime scene cleanup and biohazard decontamination services in Columbus. Our technicians are highly skilled and have been trained on OSHA's safety standards.

Bio-One of Columbus continues to be the most passionate and caring company in the cleaning services industry.
For more information, visit us at 

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"Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality."

~Martin Luther King, Jr.

Proactive Housing Management: The Human Connection

It is clear that post COVID-19, there continues to be a separation and distance from friends and family that has been challenging to overcome as we "return to normal." We see an increase in isolation in many people, especially those with mental health and/or physical health difficulties, older adults, those with competing demands of work & multiple family stressors. The recent uptick in the new COVID variant may fuel a return to isolation and lack of connectivity.

All of us are human and have problems arise at times. Your tenants may experience personal situations that result in difficulty paying rent or in keeping their spaces clean. It is not uncommon for owners to discover severe hoarding issues, unattended deaths, and other biohazard concerns that are weeks, months or even years old. These have a negative impact on the value of your property and require complex biohazard cleanup in order to restore safety and functionality to the home.

Social connectedness is a strong determinant of proactive remediation of these problems as well as improved health of your tenants. Making routine and positive communication a core component of your management style will go a long way at supporting them and identifying problems before they get overwhelming. For example, integrating routine furnace filter changes, checking the batteries in smoke detectors, or inspecting household appliances can allow access to the home to promote safety and ensure that conditions in the home meet the standards set out in your rental agreement. 

We understand that taking the time to engage with tenants may seem difficult but the short investment of time is a long-term strategy for success and trust. As a reliable and consistent landlord, your connection to resources and demonstration of humanity and kindness will help you maintain quality, long-term tenants.

Our Promise To You

Bio-One Columbus is here to support you when situations may prove overwhelming for tenants or the unexpected tragedy happens. We promise professionalism and non-judgmental services. Our unmarked vehicles and experienced technicians ensure discretion. 

Biohazard situations come in infinite forms. We have the tools and experience necessary to handle all of them, including unattended death, hoarding cleanup, crime scene cleanup, sewage/feces cleanup and many others. For more information, please visit our website.

Please take the time to check in on your tenants today and call us for a free estimate should the need arise.  Calls are answered 24/7 and we will ensure timely and professional follow-up. 

Our professional and discrete services include:

Bio-One of Columbus is a leader in crime scene cleanup and biohazard decontamination services in Columbus. Our technicians are highly skilled and have been trained on OSHA's safety standards.

Bio-One of Columbus continues to be the most passionate and caring company in the cleaning services industry.
For more information, visit us at 

Twitter: @BioOneColumbus LinkedIn: Bio-One Columbus Facebook: Bio-One Columbus Instagram: Bio-One Columbus

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“Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.”


The Power of Patience

by Tim Lockard, Owner Bio-One Columbus

It was a Monday in June, and we were half a day into a week-long project. The home in which we were working was moving its way through the docket of the Franklin County Environmental Courts for several code violations involving unsafe conditions due to excessive clutter, non-functioning mechanicals and general unsanitary living conditions. 

It’s not uncommon for us to be working in a home that Code Enforcement has “Red Tagged”, a status in which the owner(s) may not legally occupy the residence until safety violations have been remedied. In this particular home, we were tasked with removing what ended up being approximately 17 tons of non-salvageable clothing, household items, furniture, appliances and trash. 

On that particular Monday in June, Becky, one of my Project Managers, called me over to show me something she’d found while sorting for family photographs and other irreplaceable items in a waist-deep pile of mostly trash in the living room.  It was one of my business cards. 

Having gone through several styles of cards over the years, I recognized it as being at least five years old.  Someone in the client’s life had given her my card, and she’d kept it for all those years without calling until just recently.  It makes me wonder how her life might have been impacted had she called sooner. 

There are many reasons a home can reach this degree of dysfunction and why it takes people a long period of time to reach out for help. Compulsive Hoarding Disorder (also known as Hoarding Disorder) is a mental disorder characterized by accumulation of possessions due to excessive acquisition of or difficulty discarding them, regardless of their actual value (APA). This leads to significant distress or impairment in personal, family, social, educational, occupational or other important areas of functioning. 

While this disorder is often a root cause of the clutter and decline in function, we find that most of our clients living in hoarding-like conditions don’t have a formal diagnosis. Most would describe themselves as struggling with periodic bouts of depression and living with some degree of physical disability (often age-related). They may hide their condition from family, friends, doctors and others. The shame, embarrassment, fear, and overwhelming anxiety around compulsive hoarding and possible consequences can paralyze the person's decision-making capabilities. 

It reminded me of another client who had my card for eleven months and had even set a daily reminder in her phone to call me.  Eleven months was how long it took her to work up the courage to call. When she finally called, I told her that she’d called the right place and that we could help. I remember her sobbing through the phone with relief that she had finally made the call and was met with compassion and concern, rather than shame. 

These are our clients, and regardless of the reasons that they find themselves living in these conditions, we help to restore the functionality and safety in their homes.  We do this without judgment and with respect for their right to dignity and self-determination.  I know we’ve made an indelible, positive impact on those lives and many others. It’s why we do what we do.

How To Help

If someone you know is experiencing emotional distress or in an unhealthy living situation, but is struggling to ask for help, there are many ways to help them.

Here are a couple of tips, whether you are a friend, family member or an acquaintance: 

  • Just start the conversation: You don't have to be an expert or know all the answers but letting them know you are there for them and want to help is a good start.
  • Show patience and caring: A non-judgmental, gentle approach is best and actively listen to their concerns.
  • Encourage them to seek help from a professional: Remind them that seeking help is a sign of strength and self-care.
  • Persistence is key: Consistently showing up with kindness and compassion can build the groundwork of trust that facilitates the next step in asking for help.

Did You Know?

  • People are often afraid to seek help for fear of appearing weak or incompetent.
  • Individuals also fear surrendering control if they ask for help.
  • Research shows that people believe they will be rejected when asking for help, but in reality they will often get help the first or second time they ask.
  • Approximately 22.8% of Americans have a diagnosable mental health condition.
  • Less than half of those receive mental health treatment.
  • Hoarding disorder impacts between 2-6% of the general population. 
  • Hoarding disorder is treatable and people can succeed in living healthy, functional lives.

Bio-One of Columbus is a leader in crime scene cleanup and biohazard decontamination services in Columbus. Our technicians are highly skilled and have been trained on OSHA's safety standards.

Bio-One of Columbus continues to be the most passionate and caring company in the cleaning services industry.
For more information, visit us at 

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“There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.”

~Leonard Cohen

May is Mental Health Month

Look Around, Look Within:

Your surroundings say a lot about your mental health.

Take a moment to consider your surroundings. Do you feel safe? Do you have access to health care and grocery stores? Does your home support you, both physically and mentally?

This Mental Health Month, challenge yourself to look at your world and how different factors can affect your mental health. Where a person is born, lives, learns, works, plays, and gathers, as well as their economic stability and social connections, are part of what is called “social determinants of health” (SDOH). The more these factors work in your favor means you are more likely to have better mental well-being. However, when it seems like the world is working against you, your mental health can suffer.

While many parts of your environment can be out of your control, there are steps you can take to change your space and protect your well-being.

• Work toward securing safe and stable housing: This can be challenging due to finances, age, and other reasons, but there are a few things you can try, such as reaching out to state/local agencies to secure housing, removing safety hazards in the home, or finding another space (such as a community center or friend’s home) where you can get the comfort you are missing at home.

• Focus on your home: Consider keeping your space tidy, sleep-friendly, and well-ventilated. Surround yourself with items that help you feel calm and positive.

• Create bonds with your neighborhood and community: Get to know the people living around you, join or start neighbors-helping-neighbors groups and support local businesses to challenge gentrification.

• Connect with nature: Hike in a forest, sit in a city park, bring a plant inside, or keep the shades open to absorb natural light. 

If you’re taking steps to improve your surroundings but are still struggling with your mental health, you may be experiencing signs of a mental health condition. Take a free, private screening at to help you figure out what is going on and determine next steps.

The world around us can be both positive and negative – bringing joy and sadness, hope and anxiety. Learn more with Mental Health America’s 2023 Mental Health Month toolkit, which provides free, practical resources, such as how an individual’s environment impacts their mental health, suggestions for making changes to improve and maintain mental well-being, and how to seek help for mental health challenges. Go to to learn more.

Memorial Day 2023

Memorial Day honors those who have died while serving in the United States military. On this date, Bio-One Columbus is honoring those who have died serving our country and protecting our freedom. We are grateful for their sacrifice. 

Did you know?

  • Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day.
  • The day originated in the years following the Civil War.
  • It became an official federal holiday in 1971.
  • Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades.
  • Memorial Day unofficially marks the beginning of the summer season.

Bio-One of Columbus is a leader in crime scene cleanup and biohazard decontamination services in Columbus. Our technicians are highly skilled and have been trained on OSHA's safety standards. Bio-One of Columbus continues to be the most passionate and caring company in the cleaning services industry.
For more information, visit us at

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“The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.”

~Lady Bird Johnson

Homeless Encampments: What Do You Do?

What do I do if a Homeless Encampment Appears on my property?

When you find yourself in the unfortunate position of having an encampment appear on your property, there are steps to take to deal with the situation. In Ohio, over 10,000 people are homeless at any given time. While homeless encampments are often the outcome of housing insecurity, untreated mental health and/or substance abuse problems, they are unsafe and contribute to health dangers such as environmental hazards, physical health issues, biological waste, and infestations of rodents.

First and foremost, understand and take care when addressing the situation. Confrontations with inhabitants of these encampments can result in unwanted outcomes with the potential for violence and physical harm. Compassion can often result in an effective resolution to the situation.

Second, contact city code enforcement (Code Enforcement at The contact will depend on location of the camp (e.g., inside or outside city limits).  City code enforcement will contact the police and the Columbus Department of Public Works for assistance in notifying the residents of the zoning laws.

Third, contact Bio-One Columbus for a free estimate. Homeless encampments often contain biohazards such as human waste, piles of trash, hypodermic needles and other drug paraphernalia. Clean up requires a professional team with the training and personal protective equipment to safely and effectively remove all trash and regulated waste in order to make the area safe again.  Bio-One Columbus will survey the area free of charge, create a customized remediation plan and provide a reasonable estimate to clean the site safely and in a timely way.

Lastly, encourage those living in the camp to seek help from local resources detailed on the Homeless Hotline resource page (

April 22, 2023: Earth Day

Bio-One Columbus is honoring Earth Day by rallying behind 2023's theme “Invest In Our Planet.” This year's theme highlights the importance of dedicating our time, resources, and energy to solving climate change and other environmental issues. Investing in our planet is necessary to protect it and the best way to pave a path towards a prosperous future. When we Invest In Our Planet together, we are supporting healthy, happy, and wealthy communities worldwide. Visit for more information.

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"Spring is when you feel like whistling, even with a shoe full of slush."

~Doug Larson

Spring Cleaning & Decluttering

Happy Spring! Spring is a time for renewal, brighter days and cleaning after a long winter. Whether you own a single-family home or manage a larger set of properties, there is routine maintenance and cleaning that can be done to make the rest of the year go smoothly.

You may already have a long to-do list. Don't forget these additional tips!  

  1. Cut back tree limbs and shrubs growing close to the structure to reduce potential damage from storms and assist with drainage. 
  2. Check for damage to the roof or gutters before spring storms tear loose additional roofing or create leaks in the property.
  3. Test the air conditioning system and clean/replace the furnace filter to improve the efficiency of the HVAC system.
  4. Check windows inside and out for possible re-caulking and screen repairs prior to windows being opened and to reduce AC bills.
  5. Check the garbage disposal and clean/repair if needed - this is an often-needed maintenance and cleaning item ignored until it is too late and a costly repair.
  6. Maintain landscaping and check the perimeter of the property for external signs of rodents.
  7. Communicate routinely with your tenants about cleaning and repairs.

If you are doing routine maintenance or spring-cleaning tasks and find yourself faced with piles of clutter, strong odors, rodent droppings or unexpected biohazard materials, please call Bio-One Columbus for assistance. We are experts in professionally and efficiently cleaning spaces of all sizes and in varying degrees of disorder. Call us today at 614-743-1795 for a free consultation.

Did You Know?

Spring Cleaning Fun Facts

  • You are never alone in bed! The average mattress contains sweat and skin flakes, which attract mites. Clean sheets routinely and vacuum your least once a week.
  • Spring cleaning is a great workout. It works out all major muscle groups, requires balance and coordination and can burn up to 200 calories per hour. 
  • The average household carpet can store a huge amount of dirt — most of which is usually hidden deep within the pile. According to one estimate, each square meter of carpet is capable of holding up to a kilo of dirt. 
  • Melatonin, the hormone that causes sleepiness, is highest during the winter. During spring, the increase in sunlight and decrease in melatonin gives us a natural energy boost -- making spring a time many of us feel energized to clean! 

Bio-One Spotlight: Becky Vetters, Project Manager

Becky Vetters is Bio-One Columbus's second Project Manager and has been with the company for over a year. Becky epitomizes our "Help First, Business Second" business model. She left her corporate job of 18 years to pursue her passion with Bio-One of helping others find hope and relief in a space that previously kept them from living their best life.

She believes that the most meaningful part of working with Bio-One Columbus is providing a safe, clean and organized space for customers, especially those who struggle with making decisions. Becky has an intuitive understanding of the anxiety of not knowing what to expect and being able to reassure clients they are part of the process to reduce their feelings of being overwhelmed. She enjoys helping clients have that happiness and confirmation that anxiety could be overcome with Bio-One's help and support.

In her spare time, Becky loves reading and doing puzzles. Bio-One Columbus is grateful to have her experience and dedication in the Project Manager role!

Bio-One of Columbus is a leader in crime scene cleanup and biohazard decontamination services in Columbus. Our technicians are highly skilled and have been trained on OSHA's safety standards.  Bio-One of Columbus continues to be the most passionate and caring company in the cleaning services industry. For more information, visit us at

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“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start.”

~ Nido Qubein

Fresh Start for the New Year

Happy New Year! The first of the year has historically been a time when people review the past and resolve to do better in the future. Whether it’s to exercise more, lose weight or de-clutter a home, almost 80% of people fail at their New Year’s resolutions by February. The American Psychological Association notes that while a high number of resolutions fail, it does not mean setting a resolution is a negative thing. In fact, several factors can increase success.

Research shows that those who achieve their resolutions are more successful because (1) they set small and achievable goals and (2) they enlist outside support! If your resolution was to de-clutter living spaces or storage units, find and eliminate that odor you’ve dealt with for months, or to finally deep clean your home, Bio-One Columbus offers the support you need to be successful.  

Before & After

This before and after photo shows only a small bit of what Bio-One Columbus can do for you. Call us today at 614-743-1795 for a service consultation.

Bio-One Service Spotlight

January’s Bio-One spotlight is on our decluttering and deep cleaning services. We will work with you to identify valuables, declutter and deep clean the space, and create a healthier and safer living environment. To learn more, visit our website at this link.

Bio-One of Columbus is a leader in crime scene cleanup and biohazard decontamination services in Columbus. Our technicians are highly skilled and have been trained on OSHA's safety standards.  Bio-One of Columbus continues to be the most passionate and caring company in the cleaning services industry. For more information, visit us at

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Bio-One What to Ask Before Hiring a Crime Scene Cleaner

The roots of crime- and trauma-scene cleaning companies can be traced to the 1990s, and at that time only a dozen or so companies existed. The industry was widely unregulated and awareness of contamination risks were relatively non-existant.

"I was young and dumb and saw something you only see in movies, so I quickly shut the door, took a deep breath, sat on the couch with the widow and told everyone else to get her out of here and take her to lunch, and we’ll clean this up for her," said Nick-Anthony Zamucen, Founder of Bio-One Inc. "We were just trying to help a lady in her greatest time of need, and that’s for me how I got into the crime scene and cleaning business."  Read Nick's story in Franchise Times

Today, there are hundreds of companies that advertise crime and trauma scene cleaning, and a simple Google search may prove overwhelming when you're experiencing one of the most traumatic moments in your life. To help, we've listed pre-qualifying questions to ask before choosing a crime and trauma scene company. 

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Crime and Trauma Scene Cleaner

There are a number of key questions to ask crime and trauma scene cleaning technicians or business owners to properly root out which one is best for your goals and circumstances. 

  • Are you local? When there's a blood spill, response time is key to prevent biohazards from spreading and to ensure quick remediation. Several businesses may pay for online advertising in your city, but their technicians could be 3 or more hours away. Furthermore, avoid calling toll free numbers. "These numbers often lead to call centers. We're local. They're not," said Ginger Akemon, owner of Bio-One in Jacksonville, FL
  • Is your business certified and insured? Professional crime and trauma scene cleaning companies should have bloodborne pathogen certifications, they should follow OSHA personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines and remediation processes, and they should have insurance for their business. 
  • What is your process for disposing biohazardous waste? Once the remediation is complete, the accumulated waste will need to be disposed in accordance to local state guidelines. Make sure the business owner or technician is aware of these guidelines and has an appropriate plan for disposal.  
  • What happens to valuable or personal items that are impacted? At Bio-One, we are trained to be mindful of valuable and perceived valuable items, such as pictures, wallets, or a baseball card collection. Professional crime and trauma scene cleaners should ask if there are valuable items to keep an eye out for, and they will keep the family informed if these items are found. 
  • How will you charge for your services? In most cases, home insurance will cover the cost of biohazard remediation - less your deductible. Ask if they can open a claim on your behalf, taking this burden off your shoulders. If you don't have homeowners insurance, it's OK to ask for a free estimate so you can compare costs between other local companies. 
  • Will you be discrete during and after the job? Michele Amoranto, Bio-One owner in Oceanside, CA, always assures her clients that discretion is top of mind while her team is onsite. Bio-One vehicles are unmarked and technicians will designate work areas to don and doff PPE out of view from neighbors. 
  • Do you have a list of resources that can help after the cleanup? You may need flooring replaced or fresh drywall installed, which will also be covered under your home insurance claim, and a recommendation could help speed up the reconstruction process. Additionally, many crime and trauma scene cleaners have connections with local counselors and victim's advocates. In west Texas, Bio-One owner, Garrett Spooner, always offers a list of free mental health resources and states that, "Being volunteers of our local Crisis Intervention Unit, we consider our job incomplete without making sure our clients' mental health, grief process, and other issues our clients may have, are addressed."

Last but certainly most important, make sure the business you speak with shows care and compassion for your situation. They should want to do everything possible to support you and your loved ones.

If you are searching for a crime and trauma scene cleaner, Bio-One is here for you. All of our offices adhere to our business motto Help First, Business Second and are available 24/7. Click here to search for a Bio-One team near you.

Bio-One Weekly Wrap-Up Week 7 Thin Gold Line Help First Business Second

Bio-One teams across the U.S. answer calls to help their communities and remediate a variety of scenes. In our new blog series, we'd like to bring you into the Bio-One world by sharing stories of the unique and important work we do for local communities.

Here is Week 7 of our Bio-One Weekly Wrap-Up. 

Thank You to the Thin Gold Line

The second week of April is a time to celebrate and thank telecommunications professionals who dedicate their lives to serving the public. Often called the thin gold line, 911 dispatchers are true heroes behind the scenes

Coast to coast, Bio-One teams found fun and unique ways to recognize the Thin Gold Line. 

Bio-One Helps Homeless Man with Vehicle Clean Up

This week, News San Diego reported "Homeless man's story inspires San Diego mom to enlist community's help", featuring Rene Flohr and Nicki Chipp-Flohr, owners of Bio-One. The Bio-One duo spotted a NextDoor post asking for anyone who could help 79 year-old, Les, who had been living out of his vehicle and was recently diagnosed with skin cancer. His vehicle was floor to ceiling full of items, and Bio-One was ready to help clean and disinfect the vehicle so it could be sold or donated. 

In a message to Bio-One owners, Nicki said, "I am very proud of what we are doing to help someone. I thought you’d all appreciate it, since we live the Bio-One motto of #helpfirstbusinesssecond." We couldn't agree more! 

Read the entire story on News San Diego. 

A "Week in the Life" at Bio-One

The Bio-One team in Tuscon, AZ had a busy week with work ranging from COVID-19 disinfections, mold remediations, bird dropping clean up, medical waste disposal, suicide remediation, and more. 

If you've ever wondered what it takes to be a crime and trauma scene cleaner, we recommend read through the Tuscon team's Weekly Wrap-Up! 

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Bio-One Weekly Wrap-Up Week 6 Crime and Trauma Scene Cleaning COVID-19 Disinfection

Bio-One teams across the U.S. answer calls to help their communities and remediate a variety of scenes. In our new blog series, we'd like to bring you into the Bio-One world by sharing stories of the unique and important work we do for local communities.

Here is Week 6 of our Bio-One Weekly Wrap-Up. 

Cherokee County Biohazard Remediation 

Lives in the Atlanta area were forever altered on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 after a shooting spree at three metro Atlanta spas left eight people, including six Asian women, dead within the span of 45 minutes. 

Our hearts and sympathies are with everyone impacted by this tragedy.  

Two weeks after the tragic events in Atlanta took place, Bio-One answered the call to remediate the spa in Cherokee County. Led by Michele O'Brien and Rebecca Phillips, the Bio-One team provided a quick response and thorough decontamination. Read more in our recent blog post. 

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Tragedy in Rock Hill, South Carolina

As details from the tragedy in Rock Hill, South Carolina unfold, one Bio-One team paid special tribute to the victims, first responders and other local law enforcement officials. Bio-One owners, John and Jen Symons, live in Rock Hill and experienced the police response first-hand. "It's a tight-knit community. We just can't believe it," said Jen Symons. 

Their team is currently in communication with local law enforcement, and activity supporting neighbors through this difficult time. 

COVID-19 Disinfection at Dojo

This week, we're spotlighting the Atlantic City team where they are regularly disinfecting Ganguly's Mixed Martial Arts. According to Bio-One owner, Victor Russomanno, "We are contracted with a local martial arts studio to disinfect them weekly. In addition to their in-house protocol, we use an electrostatic sprayer to ensure maximum coverage and protection, to ensure those who are training are staying safe through our efforts."

Across the United States, Bio-One teams actively disinfect local businesses, government buildings, and residents in the fight against coronavirus. Learn more about our COVID-19 disinfection process.