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Word on the Street: Florida Adds Services & Fees for COVID-19 Cleaning

With facilities slowly becoming available, a variety of fees are being applied to cover new cleaning requirements.

Word on the Street

Facilitron partners with hundreds of school districts in 25 states across the U.S. “Word On The Street” is an aggregation of up to the moment trends and best practices from districts across the country—a look at what school districts are doing right now.

Published May 27, 2020

Word on the Street can report now that Facilitron partners in Florida are adding fees for COVID-19 cleaning. The fees are mandatory and will be automatically applied to requests by community organizations using school facilities.

Case Study: School district in Western Florida

Due to additional requirements for COVID-19 cleaning, this district has mandated that a school custodian be on campus for the duration of any external use event. A flat $15 fee is being added to each reservation to cover the cost of cleaning supplies.

Case Study: School District in Central Florida

Due to additional requirements for COVID-19 cleaning, this district has concluded that they will decide on a case-by-case basis how many hours a school custodian must be on campus during external events. They are adding an $80 flat fee to each reservation titled “professional sanitation.”

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