Ulster BOCES statement: To the extent possible due to the age and capacity of our air handling equipment, Ulster County BOCES will adhere to all CDC and NYS and UC DOH recommendations for proper air flow and turnover. Current ventilation systems capacities will be supplemented by facility modifications and procedures to increase circulation of outside air in every building.
Increase outside air flow
Open windows as needed to exhaust any potential contaminants.
Adjustment to HVAC air transfer (maximize outside air intake) open dampers as much as possible
Interior rooms in Ulster BOCES to be evaluated.
Enhanced maintenance schedule on HVAC units to monitor and maintain systems and settings.
Classroom doors remain open during the day when appropriate and possible
Lead custodian at each location shall be responsible for monitoring and maintaining HVAC systems at each location.
Outdoor space shall used when possible for instruction, activity, and meals