Timely reminder to stay vigilant with hygiene

As we watch, read and listen to news reports, we can’t help but feel the pain and frustrations of Victorians with this second wave lock down.

But truth be known, this could happen in any state. And it’s not entirely off the cards. Which leads me to think of the 2004 romantic comedy movie, 50 First Dates, with Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler.

In the movie Henry (Sandler) falls for Lucy (Barrymore), a beautiful local art teacher who suffers from short term memory loss as a result of a car accident.

Each day Henry attempts new crazy, but heartfelt, antics to try to win Lucy’s heart. Much to the disgust of Lucy’s father, brother and pretty much all the locals.

The moral to the story is with each new day Henry learns from the previous day and doesn’t repeat any attempts at Lucy’s love that didn’t work.

Spoiler alert: in true rom-com style, the guy gets the girl. But it’s still a great movie to watch for yourself if you haven’t already.

How does this affect us in strata buildings?

Like Henry, we can learn from our previous experience. We know we can help control the spread of this virus by:

Building maintenance must continue

All strata owners have a duty of care to ensure their property is a safe environment that doesn’t pose a potential risk to the health and safety of neighbours and anyone who visits.

This duty of care extends to contractors or employees to ensure safe workplaces for people carrying out essential maintenance.

With many people still working from home, the need for essential services at properties such as sanitising and disinfectant cleaning, garbage disposal services and plumbing has never been more important.

Now is definitely the time to keep up with frequent high-grade cleaning services in common areas and high-touch surfaces.

To help stop the spread:

Should you have any queries regarding the reopening of strata facilities, or any concerns, please contact your Community Manager for further details.


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