Are we experiencing a second wave of COVID-19?

With many states in the U.S reopening, social media and news outlets are starting to buzz about the “second wave” of COVID. Southern and Midwestern states are reporting record high daily cases, while hard hit states like New York are


Xenex Announces StrikeForce Disinfection Service; LightStrike Robot Destroys COVID-19 Virus in 2 Minutes

San Antonio – June 22, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc upon the world. As cities across Texas report a spike in the number of coronavirus cases, businesses and organizations are looking for strategies to combat the


Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills & The Beverly Hilton Introduce Advanced Cleaning and Disinfecting Measures to Ensure Guests Enjoy a Safe Stay

June 12, 2020 – BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Guests at the iconic sister properties, Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills and The Beverly Hilton, will soon see advanced, hospital-grade cleaning measures put in place to ensure guest and team member health and


Xenex Robots get stamp of approval for COVID-19 elimination by Texas Biomed.

WOAI by Jim Lefko  (Thursday, April 30th 2020) SAN ANTONIO – A local company has learned its robot completely removes COVID-19 from rooms and masks. Xenex Disinfection Services found out today its ultraviolet light technology is 99.9 percent effective in eradicating


UV Light Disinfection Efficacy & Coronavirus

As the world looks for innovative ways to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, sunlight and ultraviolet (UV) light have been suggested as potential solutions. The world leader in UV disinfection for healthcare facilities, Xenex Disinfection Services, offers the following information about


New Testing Confirms Xenex LightStrike Pulsed Xenon UV Robots Do Not Damage N95 Respirators

San Antonio – April 16, 2020 – Xenex Disinfection Services today announced that its LightStrike pulsed xenon ultraviolet (UV) light system passed 3M’s fit and filtration tests when used to decontaminate N95 respirators, even after multiple decontamination cycles (according to


Are High-Touch Surfaces A Reservoir for Infection-Causing Pathogens?

Surface contamination is frequently downplayed as a significant means of pathogen transmission and infection, however the COVID-19 pandemic has brought this topic back to the surface (literally). This blog will walk you through some of the research conducted on surface


First Hotel in Country to Deploy Virus Killing Robots

Houston, TX – March 12, 2020 – The Westin Houston Medical Center is the first and only hotel in the U.S. to utilize LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robots™ to sanitize and disinfect its guest rooms and common areas to help combat the


Taking Steps Towards Building A Safety Culture

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its seminal report back in 1999, To Err is Human… The IOM report states that the problem is not bad people in healthcare, but it is that good people are working in bad systems