How Do We Make UK Schools Safe?

#MakeSchoolsSafe #COVIDCO2 #COVIDisAirborne

Huge thanks to @jljcolorado and @long_recovery for a fascinating presentation and inexpensive, practical solutions to the schools safety issue. Full video here....

@jljcolorado shared many insights, including:

- the mechanism and impact of airborne transmission of Covid-19
- the importance of wearing a well fitting mask
- how NDIR CO2 meters are a critical weapon in measuring risk
- how air filtration can be achieved, cost-effectively
Thanks also to our founder @2Tone4Real for his analysis of the situation in UK schools, and @long_recovery for their outline of the risk Covid-19 poses to our children's health.

Links to the slides shared during the presentation can be found in the YouTube video description.

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14 Jan
How Do We Make UK Schools Safe? - A Thread

@jljcolorado and @long_recovery joined us for last nights special presentation on measures we can take NOW to #MakeSchoolsSafe.

Full video here:

Video also includes a presentation by our founder @2Tone4Real, explaining the situation in UK schools, and from @long_recovery on the impact of Covid-19 infection in children.

Links to slides used in the presentations are given in the YouTube description.
Insights from @jljcolorado:

- the mechanism and impact of airborne transmission of Covid-19
- mask fit matters
- NDIR CO2 meters are a critical weapon
- air filtration can be achieved, cost-effectively
-there is no safe distance indoors

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After recent leaks around track and trace in schools comes today's revelation.

Tucked away in an article on Land Live News,
comes the startling announcement that the Govt does not plan to close schools 𝙚𝙫𝙚𝙣 𝙞𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙮 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙛𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙙 𝙩𝙤 𝙗𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙚𝙥𝙞𝙘𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙧𝙚 𝙤𝙛 𝙘𝙤𝙫𝙞𝙙 𝙞𝙣𝙛𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙨!

How do YOU feel about this?

Do you think its time for a national #ParentStrike?
Tell us YOUR thoughts below👇

You can read the full article here:
lancs.live/news/lancashir…

For screen readers image text is an excerpt of the linked article and reads:
"Lancashire's leaders were also advised that there was no prospect of schools, colleges or universities being
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COVID in SCHOOLS UPDATE : 6th October Important updates from the last 7 days.
IN-SCHOOL TRANSMISSION
Since the start of September there have been 595 acknowledged instances of actual in-school transmission in England alone. assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/.../Weekly...
AEROSOL TRANSMISSION
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This is based on the most recent data available for Lower Tier Local Authorities (LTLAs) and their equivalent in the devolved administrations.
If the cases per 100K are greater than 50, our traffic light system recommends schools are closed completely. Given that asymptomatic cases outnumber symptomatic cases by at least 10 to 1, the case rates below are huge underestimates.
Data is now taken from the wonderful website of [Travelling Tabby](facebook.com/travellingtabb…) on Twitter (full data available from [travellingtabby.com/uk-coronavirus…](travellingtabby.com/uk-coronavirus…...))
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Hello everyone,

We’re aware that yesterday’s case numbers will have evoked an array of powerful emotions, posed some complex questions and left you with some very difficult decisions.

𝗪𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝘀𝘁𝘂𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗱.

But here’s a few things that are absolutely crystal clear:
The BRTUS: Parents United team, and the entire community, are here to support you now and in the future – lean on each other, find solace and comfort in one another.
𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗻𝗼𝘄?
Make sure you’ve familiarised yourself with our “units” and complete all actions in “unit 1” in our campaign group Boycott Return To Unsafe Schools - Schools Reopening UK.
Continue to share the campaign posts via our fb pages and Twitter page.
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