Cape Girardeau County Commision Members Ok the Purchase of Temperature Kiosks

Members of the Cape Girardeau County Commission recently approved the purchase of five portable temperature verification kiosks to be able to monitor the temperatures of individuals who enter many county buildings during the coronavirus pandemic. The kiosks will be able to snap pictures of those who make their way into many facilities and it will also be able to take their temperature over a period of time. It will mainly be utilized by the sheriff’s department and at the County Courthouse as well as the Cape Girardeau County Juvenile Center. These units are being bought from MHS Enterprises in Benton, Missouri, for a total price of $8,313.75 that will be paid for out of the county’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act fund. Officials say that when the pandemic comes to an end the temperature kiosks will useful at other times, like flu season.

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