Accesses of almost a thousand buildings are being disinfected and will reach businesses that open in the 1st phase of esaing restrictions

The City Council provides this free service upon request through the Municipal Cleaning Service
Accesses of almost a thousand buildings are being disinfected and will reach businesses that open in the 1st phase of esaing restrictions.
Accesses of almost a thousand buildings are being disinfected and will reach businesses that open in the 1st phase of esaing restrictions.

It is being worked at the entrances and common areas of buildings and on facades and terraces of establishments

Benidorm City Council, through the Municipal Road Cleaning Service, has disinfected since the beginning of April the accesses and common areas of about a thousand buildings in the city, and is preparing to extend this action to businesses that resume activity in the 1st phase of the easing restrictions announced yesterday by the Government of Spain. This has been transferred today by the mayor, Toni Pérez, who has advanced that “from Monday, May 11, this access disinfection service will also be provided to small businesses, bars and restaurants with takeaway and terraces, hotels and tourist accommodation ”. The mayor has stressed that this disinfection service "is limited to the accesses and facades of the establishments, in no case within them."

Toni Pérez has pointed out that “as with the disinfection of buildings, this free service is provided upon request, so to ensure its correct planning and development it must be required in advance by the establishments that plan to resume their activity on 11 May or throughout that week. "

To request this service, which is carried out by four brigades in the morning and afternoon hours and with which around 45 disinfections are currently served daily, the communities of owners or companies should send an email to or cleaningviaria@benidorm. org, or contact the free telephone numbers of the Collective Help Network (#RAC): 900 701 322 and 900 10 12 15. In all cases, the address and telephone number of the contact person must be indicated.

In addition, urgent cases can be communicated by phone to the Department of Street Cleaning (966815498) or to the dealership itself (965855184). In the case of farm administrations, they must submit a request per community.

The mayor has indicated that during the next week, the brigades will carry out the requests for disinfection of buildings that are pending, just over a hundred, as well as the new requests received, also carrying out the second disinfection in those communities that, for its characteristics, it is necessary.

Toni Pérez has pointed out that in buildings these disinfection tasks, a preventive measure against coronavirus, are carried out in "the accesses and areas of common use that are still open to the use and transit of neighbors" such as corridors, arcades, exit doors, entryphones and mailboxes, elevators and litter bins or other furniture ”. The interior of buildings, green areas and leisure areas such as gardens, swimming pools, sports courts, children's games, etc. are excluded from this disinfection.

Regarding establishments, the work will focus on facades and terraces.

The mayor explained that "when acting we have given priority to those buildings and communities in which we have evidence that essential service and / or emergency workers reside, and that consequently they are more exposed, such as health workers, police , supermarket employees, etc. " In the same way, through this service the tourist apartments that the City Council and Hosbec have made available to the health personnel of Villajoyosa Regional Hospital, Benidorm Clinic Hospital, IMED Levante and all the health centers of the city are being disinfected. city, where 24 professionals are currently staying. To these will be added in the next days nine more toilets.

Likewise, he recalled that “even before the state of alarm was decreed, from the City Council we had been applying special cleaning and disinfection measures in public spaces; measures that have not only been maintained but have been redoubled 24 hours a day, paying special attention to essential buildings and facilities open to the public and their environment such as hospital and health centers, security and essential services, as well as public access roads to supermarkets, pharmacies, ATMs, banks, gas stations, etc., reaching every neighborhood daily. ” These daily tasks also include the disinfection of urban furniture and public buildings.