This Week in School and Campus Safety

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This Weekly Update by the Illinois School and Campus Safety Program links to an article on the importance of layered school entryways by Lt. Jon Quast of the Peoria County Sheriff's Office, and provides information on COVID-19 cleaning and disinfection.

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Laura Black
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Illinois School and Campus Safety Program
The Importance of Layered School Entryways
In his article “School Entries, The First Layer of Safety and Security,” Lt. Jon Quast of the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office discusses the importance of a layered entryway in maintaining positive access control and preventing unauthorized entry into schools. To read Lt. Quast’s article, click here.
COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfection

The CDC has provided recommendations on the cleaning and disinfection of community facilities and households with suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19. The Cleaning and Disinfection for Community Facilities and Cleaning and Disinfection for Households pages provide information on the difference between cleaning and disinfecting; they also provide information on how to clean and disinfect different surfaces, electronics, and laundry, and include information on preparing a bleach solution for disinfection.
Upcoming Session of Active Threats on Campuses: Protective Measures and Response on June 16th in Belleville

The Illinois School and Campus Safety Program, in partnership with the Louisiana State University NCBRT, is pleased to announce a session of the course "Active Threats on Campuses: Protective Measures and Response" is being held in Belleville on June 16, 2020. For more information or to register for the course, click here or call 309-298-2646.

Upcoming Conferences in Illinois

Cancelled until further notice - April 16, 2020 - Illinois School Safety Conference - Niles, IL
Postponed until 2021 - June 11-12, 2020 - Whatever It Takes Conference - Galesburg, IL
Illinois School and Campus Safety Program