Denver University

The Challenge

The University of Denver was using tents to facilitate COVID-19 testing and screening prior to the 2020 fall semester. As winter approached, the university was looking for a more permanent and safe solution to conduct testing through the colder months and beyond.

Denver University required a testing and screening solution that would be effective for testing students, faculty and staff by providing both drive-up and walk-up options, as well as an ADA accessible window. They were also seeking a solution that could be easily modified for future use in administering a COVID-19 vaccine, as well as for flu and other viruses.

The Process

  • Review program and study requirements.
  • Modify the unit to meet YVR’s needs.
  • Deliver to the site of an active airport within 3 weeks.

What are the numbers?

3 Weeks

3 Weeks: From concept to completion, the entire process took three weeks and is providing COVID-19 testing professionals with a permanent facility in a secure and comfortable environment.

600+ Tests per Day

Denver University is testing more than 600 individuals a day (more than tripling the numbers tested prior to the fall semester)

1% Infection rate

Infection rate of students and faculty is close to 1%, which is best in class for university institutions.

0

Turnover of nursing staff.

The Execution

  • Client discussions on pod requirements and their study evaluation requirements.
  • Provided use scenarios for their application, with an adaptable interior for future growth.
  • The client provides a prime location for the deployment of the pod; no site investigation required.
  • Provided a modified SSTP unit within 3 weeks of design.
  • Citizen Care coordinated pod modifications, logistics, and delivery arrangements.
  • PCL's local office provided the client with a full installation setup and commissioning of the pod on arrival to the airport.
  • Onsite customization was also provided for accessibility ramps, canopies, and signage as required by the client and local regulations.

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