COVID safety in schools: A growing collection of resources.
Comprehensive Webinar Aug 18, 2021
Delta Concerns of U.S. School Reopenings and Reducing Airborne Transmission
Video: How to effectively ventilate classrooms using fans, HEPA filters or Corsi-Rosenthal box fans and monitors
Cleaning indoor air properly greatly reduces infections by airborne viruses, like COVID-19. This video explains it all very well!
How to stop student COVID spread as school year kicks into gear ABC NEWS August 13, 2021
How to check ventilation rates in classrooms
Harvard Schools for Health
Detailed how to guide, 4 options in methods.
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Report: Risk Reduction Strategies for Reopening Schools
Harvard Schools for Health Report: Healthy classrooms, buildings, policies, schedules and activities.
Report details and download
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(English and Spanish available)
(Note: some out of date information re: plexiglass and low risk to children etc in here.)
Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Report (released May 2021)
School Ventilation: A Vital Tool to Reduce COVID-19 Spread, reviews how improvements in building ventilation can reduce the risks of disease transmission.
DIY Box fan filter / CorsiRosenthal Box
Kids can wear the most protective masks to school, but when it comes to lunch time, and the masks come off, how do you keep kids safe?
#EatOutside and more recommendations
Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Webinar (recorded February 2021)
A National Conversation on Indoor Air & K-12 Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Ventilation in schools – an issue even prior to the pandemic – is often neglected in the provision of guidance and resources to schools. This meeting explored next steps and priorities for the current administration to improve indoor air quality in schools during and after the pandemic.
Printable: Tips to Improve Indoor Ventilation in K-12 Schools to Help Reduce COVID-19 Transmission
Download a PDF of this infographic here.
UK Collection of resources: #FreshAirSchools Resource Centre
Also known as a Corsi-Rosenthal box, this DIY method of building your own air filter with MERV13 furnace filters and a box fan are an easy and cost-effective way to help clear indoor air from airborne…
Answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the DIY box fan air filter solution, also known as the Corsi-Rosenthal box.
Buying guides by Air Quality expert Marwa Zaatari (includes room size, noise level and cost) the California Air Resources Board (CARB), Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) and a DIY opt…
Resources, links to buy, video review, tools for better fit, how to test for a good seal, and more!