PTAC DIsinfection for COVID-19 in Mississippi Nursing Homes


Posted on Sunday 24th January 2021
PTAC Disinfection for COVID-19 in Mississippi Nursing Homes


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 Mississippi.

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.


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 Mississippi: No ICU beds left in Mississippi as COVID-19 case levels continue to hit record highs

“The surge of COVID-19 cases in Mississippi has left no intensive care unit beds available across the state and prompted the need for restrictions, State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said Friday.

Dobbs said in a Tweet that beginning Tuesday, all elective procedures that require hospitalization must be delayed statewide. The Mississippi Department of Health is also anticipating many more hospitalizations as the increase in cases continues.

Liz Sharlot, director of communications for the health department, said the order will go into effect Tuesday and last until Dec. 23. Procedures such as knee replacements and colonoscopies will be among those delayed, but things such as cancer treatments and trauma surgery will not.

According to data from the health department, at least 300 patients were confirmed to be in ICU beds across the state as of Wednesday. In the Jackson metro area, Dobbs has stated that there has been no bed availability for intensive care patients for several weeks.”

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