Motel Room Disinfection for COVID-19 in Illinois


Posted on Tuesday 22nd December 2020
 Motel Room Disinfection for COVID-19 in Illinois


PTAC Units: A Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner is a type of self-contained heating and air conditioning system commonly found in motels. 

Motel owners face increasing challenges with COVID-19 to adequately disinfect guest rooms and promote safety in Illinois

We are pleased to provide this information below from Purge Virus regarding their offerings for Motel Room Disinfection 

The Purge Virus team provides multiple solutions that include UV light, Photoplasma, and Bipolar Ionization. The Bipolar Ionization solutions have been well received, because in addition to helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19, they also remove odors from sources such as tobacco and cannabis.


For Purge Virus to match the available technology to your in-room HVAC systems, you can let them know the manufacturer’s name and model # of your PTAC Units. From there Purge Virus will provide you with a free assessment of the most applicable solution. The average cost of equipment and installation per room is coming in at $550-$650. Purge Virus also offers zero upfront cost financing over 3-5 years. The monthly cost can be as low as $10 per month per room. 

Learn more about Bipolar Ionization here: Bipolar Ionization

For some motel owners, portable devices may make the most sense for small lobbies or in certain rooms. Learn more about Potable Disinfection Devices here: Portable Devices

Purge Virus can help you navigate the complexity of disinfection choices: CONTACT PURGE VIRUS

NEWS on COVID-19 in Illinois:

Preliminary numbers show this is the deadliest year in U.S. history, mainly because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Associated Press reported Tuesday morning. The United States is on track to see more than 3.2 million deaths this year, or at least 400,000 more than in 2019.

Meanwhile, Illinois public health officials Tuesday announced 116 additional fatalities, bringing the statewide death toll to 15,414 since the start of the pandemic.

The state also announced 6,239 new and probable cases of COVID-19, a day after logging its lowest number of cases — 4,699 — in nearly two months. The total number of known infections in Illinois was 911,308 since March.

It does appear, however, that some help is on the way. On Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci received his first dose of the vaccine developed by Moderna and the National Institutes of Health.

New and long-delayed aid from the federal government could arrive as soon as next week after Congress passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package Monday night. The legislation, once signed by President Donald Trump, would deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources for local authorities to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths. It provides a temporary $300 per week supplemental jobless benefit and a $600 direct stimulus payment to most Americans, along with a new round of subsidies for hard-hit businesses, restaurants, and theaters and money for schools, health care providers and renters facing eviction


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