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By virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution of Virginia in the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, there is hereby officially recognized:

Cleaning Week

WHEREAS, cleaning and disinfection are an investment in protecting human health and safety; and,

WHEREAS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stress the importance of routine cleaning and disinfecting to protect public health; and,

WHEREAS, cleaning and disinfection reduce the number of surfaces contaminated by viruses and thereby significantly reduce the rate of transmission of infectious diseases; and,

WHEREAS, essential frontline cleaning professionals work tirelessly to keep our schools, hospitals, workplaces, homes, and other spaces healthy and safe for us all; and,

WHEREAS, there is a national effort to celebrate the cleaning industry, and bring attention to the importance of ensuring clean and sanitary conditions at work, in schools, and at home;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Glenn Youngkin, do hereby recognize March 27-April 2, 2022 as CLEANING WEEK in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of our citizens.