LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A Las Vegas strip club is taking steps to help prevent the spread of illness, including coronavirus, by providing hand sanitizer for patrons and increasing their cleaning protocols to keep staff and guests healthy.
Little Darlings, located near the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, started handing out bottles of hand sanitizer this week after presumed positive cases began appearing in Nevada.
"When a guest pays the admission we give them a free hand sanitizer to prevent the spread of coronavirus," said Little Darlings manager LeAnna DaPoint.
"We are definitely cleaning everything with disinfectant, hand sanitizer, Lysol, we have wipes we provide to our entertainers in the dressing room," added DaPoint.
"We are consistently wiping down door handles, toilet fixtures, anything and everything that people are consistently touching," said DaPoint.
Lets face it-- strip clubs have never been thought of at the top of the list for cleanliness but in the current climate of keeping coronavirus from spreading, Little Darlings to try to clean up the act.
DaPoint says hand sanitizer stations are stocked at the entrance and behind the bar for staff to keep anything from spreading.
Surfaces such as tabletops, seats, even the stage and stripper poles are getting more cleaning attention.
But what about close contact with customers and health officials caution with sneezes, coughs, and spreading germs?
Staff says they, too, are taking precautions.
"Just extra hygiene, I shower more often and make sure I use hand sanitizer all the time," said Angel, an entertainer.
Health authorities say the risk of coronavirus spread remains low in Las Vegas.
DaPoint says the hand sanitizer has been so popular they have ordered more pallets to keep up with demand.