The final category of touchpoints is hidden in plain sight, i.e. tabletops, countertops, etc. These surfaces represent large areas where germs and viruses can live for extended periods of time and come in contact with individuals hands, arms, phones, wallets, etc. Despite being highly visible and used frequently, this category of touchpoints is often overlooked because it’s taken for granted as a part of any room or open space. These surfaces are also incorrectly assumed as being clean because to the naked eye they may not appear dusty or stained.