Schools turn to air scrubbers to fight COVID-19

Schools around North Texas are turning to technology to help them keep their campus COVID-19 free.

Cedar Hill ISD purchased air scrubbers for the campus clinics and isolation rooms. These are the places students go when they start to feel sick on campus. It created an issue with COVID-19 because students who had a stomach ache or allergies were in areas that potentially could have been recently occupied by a student with COVID-19.

Schools were spraying and trying to keep a scenario like that from playing out, but have been concerned about how much of the virus was in nurse’s offices and isolation rooms and how to keep everyone, including the nurses safe.

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