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Eligible for ARPA dollars for COVID protection? Here’s how to use them

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is a massive piece of legislation. It lets many different businesses and organizations apply for grants related to the COVID-19 virus. It’s also a long and complex read. We’ve created this American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 summary to make it easier for owners and administrators of restaurants, entertainment venues, …

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$130 billion goes to improving safety, indoor air quality in schools

On Wednesday, March 10, 2021 a new round of COVID-19 relief passed the House of Representatives. K-12 institutions will receive approximately $130 billion in funding. Approved uses for the new funding include facility repairs. In particular, the repair and improvement of ventilation and air quality systems. This includes the purchase of air purifiers for schools. …

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Operating schools during COVID-19: Steps and strategies from the CDC (Updated for 2021/2022 school year)

In 2020, reopening schools was top of mind for our nation’s parents and teachers. Now, in 2021, most schools are back to in-person learning. However, with the Delta variant surging, the risks of COVID-19 continue to create classroom challenges. It’s not easy to find the right balance between the enormous benefits of in-person learning and …

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How to save time and money sanitizing daycares

In September, Time magazine published an article detailing the difficult circumstances facing childcare facilities during COVID-19. Already a tough industry, daycare coronavirus concerns have led to increased sanitization requirements and dropping enrollment rates. Over the past year, the situation has gone from tough to nearly impossible for many small-business owners. Safe ways to save money on sanitizing …

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Classroom cleaning tips for teachers and school administrators

Classroom cleaning has always been demanding. They are one-of-a-kind environments filled with hygiene challenges. In spite (or because) of these challenges, it’s only becoming more essential to frequently disinfect in educational environments. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the CDC has said that conducting more frequent disinfections is one of the most “important everyday actions schools can …

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COVID safety in schools: Reassuring parents their children are safe and classrooms are sanitized

It’s back-to-school season and that means teachers, parents and students are getting back into the routine of another academic year. But this year the routine may be slightly different. Many schools across the country are experimenting with distance learning, hybrid approaches and adjustments to in-person learning. All to better practice COVID safety in schools. The …

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