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Disinfected data: keeping classrooms clean during a pandemic

When schools began reopening during the Covid-19 pandemic, faculty and staff faced a variety of new challenges for maintaining safe and clean learning environments. Levi Cecil, GIS Specialist for Portland Public Schools, developed a mobile GIS solution that allows custodians to keep record of the spaces they manage and ensure classrooms are cleaned in accordance to CDC guidelines.

Classroom map and inspection form
Classroom map and inspection form

In this episode of Field Notes, we sit down with Levi and discuss how he and his team use floor-aware mapping, ArcGIS Survey123, and ArcGIS Field Maps to prioritize and maintain school sanitation during these unprecedented times.

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