New HEPA Air Filters for Local Schools This Fall Ava Montini July 27, 2023

New HEPA Air Filters for Local Schools This Fall

At a news conference in Thornhill, Ontario, Education Minister Stephen Lecce speaks with reporters after announcing additional funding to improve ventilation in schools.

In his remarks, Minister Lecce discusses the province’s school reopening plan for September and the health and safety measures that will be in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease). Logan Kanapathi, the MPP for Markham—Thornhill; Dr. Kieran Moore, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health; Karim Kurji, York Region’s medical officer of health; and Domenic Scuglia, the York Catholic District School Board’s director of education, also take part in the news conference.

Stephen Lecce introduces Blade Air’s portable HEPA units as partners in providing clean air in school boards across Ontario. 

Watch the full press conference here.