The NFHS, NAfME and NAMM recommend the following guidelines for handling musical instruments during the COVID-19 school shutdown period.  These guidelines are designed for use by music educators and educators may use these guidelines when teaching students and parents how to clean instruments.  

Guidance was received from the CDC and the article includes Sterilzation vs. Disinfection, Instrument Hygiene, Mouthpiece, Cleaning String Instruments, Choosing a Disinfectant and music more.  A downloadable PDF is available by clicking the link below.  

Instrument Cleaning Guidelines and Information