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Funding for ventilation in all school/college/uni classrooms

Submitted by Esme Inegbu on Wednesday 18th August 2021

Published on Monday 23rd August 2021

Current status: Open

Open until: Wednesday 23rd February 2022

Current Signatures: 3,885
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Approved ~ Children ~ Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ fund ~ Government ~ Indoor ~ Parent ~ Petition ~ Schools ~ Teachers ~ teaching ~ Unis ~ vaccine

Petition Action

Funding for ventilation in all school/college/uni classrooms

Petition Details

As a parent, it has become of increasing concern that the Government has not yet committed to funding increased ventilation in classrooms, in the form of approved HEPA air filter systems/air purifiers.This petition is to ask the Government to immediately fund these in schools/colleges/unis.

Additional Information

It is now a widely accepted fact that Covid-19 is airborne, which means the risk to children in indoor, poorly ventilated classrooms is immense.
If children are infected they have a lower risk of Covid BUT still a risk nonetheless. Teachers also face risk to health and indeed life through teaching face to face and it should be noted that some who have been double vaccinated are still catching Covid and becoming ill.

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