Coronavirus: Local manufacturer donates 5K forehead thermometers to service organizations

A Dayton-based company that manufactures commercial temperature monitoring products donated 5,000 forehead thermometers to area service organizations and first responders.

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The CAVU Group, which operates American Thermal Industries, Microtek Labs and Microtemp Labs, announced the donation in a media release Monday morning.

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Organizations that received the donations included area foodbanks, emergency services, Councils on Aging, and Catholic Social Services, according to a company spokesperson.

When applied to a person's forehead, the thermometer will display a color indicating the person's temperature. The thermometers can be cleaned with a soft cloth and reused.

“CAVU Group is proud to play a small role in supporting many southwestern Ohio caretakers, medical responders, and service organizations in the fight against coronavirus,” CEO, Randall Lane said in the media release.

“We are pleased to provide the technology, supplies, and support to help minimize the coronavirus outbreak throughout our region.”

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