JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — As faculties put together for college students to return, Johnson Metropolis Central Faculty District officers are pondering of the way to maintain workers and college students protected and wholesome.
The Intelli-Temp thermal scanner made by Intelligreen is the district’s new line of protection to forestall COVID-19.
“It is correct to half a level and we determine we will do 15 to 20 people in a minute,” stated Assistant Superintendent for Administration Eric Race.
Proper now, the district is asking mother and father to proceed to take their kid’s temperature earlier than sending them to highschool as a result of these scanners will not be used on everybody, day-after-day.
“This was carried out as an added precaution, to attempt to mitigate anyone from having a temperature from coming into the constructing,” stated Race.
Every morning, college students will enter the highschool by means of 4 doorways, creating 4 traces. Two of these 4 traces can be examined at random by means of the scanners. Not solely do the scanners take a look at for temperature, however additionally they acknowledge if you’re sporting a masks.
“For us, it is actually about getting as many college students and workers within the constructing, going by means of a random temperature examine as shortly as potential,” stated Race.
The scanners have additionally been modified to incorporate added privateness settings for college students, making it extra discreet, solely alerting lecturers if a excessive temperature is recorded.
District officers say these new scanners are an added lifestyle for getting an schooling within the classroom.
“We prepare how you can do fireplace drills in faculties, we prepare how you can do lock downs in faculties, we will have to do schooling coaching on social distancing, correct hygiene, hand-washing, masks sporting, so it is a new world for faculties,” stated Race.
Any guests additionally coming into the constructing can be required to make use of the scanners earlier than granting entry.