Air Quality Updates at Stovall Shaw
air quality updates .
Granville County Public Schools is committed to the safety and well-being of its students and staff. All school facilities are being tested for air quality by an independent, certified laboratory. The results of these tests are posted to the website below and any additional action steps will be communicated to all members of the school community.
Spring monitoring and testing has begun. Below are the results from 4-18-18. The air quality cleared, but some surface staining on HVAC pipe insulation is evident. These areas will be cleaned and replaced this summer after students and staff have left.
On October 18, 2017, 16 random air samples were taken throughout the Stovall Shaw Elementary School campus. The results showed a normal indoor air fungal ecology in all areas of the school except for several locations in the hallway, cafeteria and office area. The official reports are posted below which recommended follow-up testing in the affected areas.
Follow up testing conducted on October 26 confirm elevated counts of specific mold in the office area and cafeteria. The recommendations for action are included in the official report. The district is responding immediately to address these issues and follow-up testing will occur.
By Dr. Stan Winborne, EdD