PTAC Units: A Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner is a type of self-contained heating and air conditioning system commonly found in: Hotels – Motels – Senior Housing Facilities – Hospitals – Condominiums – Apartment Buildings – Add-on Rooms & Sunrooms.
Nursing homes are facing challenges combatting COVID-19 while adequately disinfecting rooms and promoting safety in Kansas.
We are pleased to provide this information below from Purge Virus regarding their offerings for PTAC Disinfection for nursing homes.
The Purge Virus team provides multiple solutions for nursing homes 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.
PURGE VIRUS DOESN’T MAKE PTAC UNITS…THEY RETROFIT THEM TO DISINFECT INDOOR AIR.
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 nursing homes, 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 Kansas: Who will get the coronavirus vaccine next? Governor Kelly and KDHE give update
“Kansas Governor Laura Kelly held a news conference Wednesday afternoon to give an update on coronavirus issues in Kansas, including deaths and coronavirus vaccinations.
Kelly began by urging Congress to pass a second economic relief package as soon as possible.
‘Relief funding to support unemployed Kansans, small businesses and vaccine distribution will be paramount to protecting our state’s long-term economic health,’ she said.
Kelly said Pfizer’s first shipment of vaccines had about 24,000 doses. She said they are expecting to get 49,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine next week.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) released a chart showing when the vaccine is expected to be available to various groups in Kansas. Dr. Lee Norman, KDHE secretary, called the chart a first draft.
According to the chart, the first group of people receiving a ‘very limited availability’ of the vaccine includes healthcare personnel, long term care facility staff and residents, and EMS/frontline public health workers. The goal is for them to be vaccinated this winter.”