First Nation Sask. school to use air purifiers to reduce virus risk – Regina Leader-Post

Principal Nicole Crowe has bought 20 new air purifiers for the community’s Chief Payepot School.

Aug 24, 2020

Piapot First Nation’s school is continuing its proactive back-to-school plan, preparing to receive and set up 20 new air purifiers to help reduce the viral spiral of COVID-19, once kids are back in classrooms Oct. 5.

“They’re quite expensive: It’s going to cost over $40,000, but we made it work within our budget,” principal Nicole Crowe said. She helps oversee the community’s Chief Payepot School.

“I wanted one that was proven to kill any bacteria in the air and on surfaces. It doesn’t mean we don’t clean; we still clean, but it just helps with making the air clean,” she said.

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