Cleaning a shed, attic, cabin or barn? Protect against hantavirus

May 14, 2024
Deer mice can be found indoors and outdoors throughout B.C., and love spaces like attics. You can get infected with hantavirus when hantaviruses from old rodent droppings and urine are stirred up into the air and then inhaled.

Spring is in the air, and for many of us in the Interior, it’s time to roll up our sleeves and dive into spring cleaning.

Before sweeping, dusting and decluttering, however, there’s something else that could be in the air that’s important to be aware of: hantavirus.


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