For those of you who have found your way here, we’ve attached the most current report on Covid-19 for the cleaning and restoration industry.

The COVID-19 Pandemic:  A Report for Professional Cleaning and Restoration Contractors
Fifth Edition
October 26, 2020

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Stay tuned. There will be a plan presented shortly for rebuilding the MCRA.

"2020 may have forced us to rethink how we conduct business, but the Institute’s leadership deserves praise for embracing technology to deliver our certification programs faster, and we are evolving to meet the expectations of technicians and firms globally.

Thank you to the Board of Directors’ dedication, IICRC staff for their commitment to the Institute, and to all IICRC constituents who are with us on this journey. We look forward to 2020, blazing a path for future endeavors."

Kevin Pearson, IICRC Chairman of the Board   

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From Ed Beckmann's Blog: Legal News you can Use


The Wisconsin Office of the Commission of Insurance posted a PDF on its website regarding business interruption coverage during COVID-19.  This document sets forth frequently asked questions and answers from the Department of Insurance.  The Department encourages property owners who believe they were improperly deny coverage to file a complaint with the State.  A link to this PDF is as follows:

Another webpage from the Department of Insurance has other links that may be of interest to you.  A link to that page is as follows:

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Letter from the President

On April 9 when we last updated information on Covid-19 there were 2,749 reported cases of Covid-19 in the State and 99 fatalities. As of November 5, there were 249,924 confirmed cases and 2,194 reported deaths.

For many people the world has changed irrevocably. Many others are feeling effects of the pandemic that will continue for years. Workers in the cleaning and restoration industry have adopted practices and learned things that they will carry for the remainder of their careers.

We are proving ourselves to be indispensable, essential workers in an essential industry.

We are posting for your review and use the latest update of the RIA – AIHA - IICRC Covid-19 Pandemic Report for Professional Cleaning and Restoration Contractors. 5th Edition, October 26, 2020.

Jim Hirsch

Midwest Cleaning and Restoration Association

PO Box 14558 | Madison, WI  53708-0558

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