While a recent McKinsey & Company report shows nearly 20 years of learning were lost during the pandemic, an article written by Business Consultant Christopher McKinney highlights a project conducted by Far UV Technologies and USUVClean that installed Care222 technology in school cafeterias and entranceways across 4 school districts during the pandemic saw a 27% reduction in absenteeism year over year during the pandemic.
"The CEO of the Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments, my team and I worked diligently with USUVClean to install Far UV (222nm) Disinfection Lighting Solutions technology across 4 school districts on 331 school buses to proactively protect bus drivers and kids in addition to installing equipment in 72 school cafeterias and entrance ways across the 4 school districts during the pandemic. While unable to equip the classrooms, we did something significant to create a much greater measure of safety for our kids, facility staff, and faculty. While they all have robust cleaning protocols in-place, again the primary method of transmission is airborne. And now Clarendon County School District, Kershaw County School District, Lee County School District and Sumter School District - Sumter, South Carolina have cleaner “Air We Share" in the aforementioned spaces....One of our school districts meticulously tracked their data and showed a 27% reduction in absenteeism YOY during the pandemic."
Read the full article here.