COVID-19 Response

We are here to support school and district leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Get Back to the Classroom With Raptor

The delta variant of COVID-19 has put an additional wrinkle into the new school year. With many districts working to return students back to in-person learning, you need a technology partner that can help you:

  • Manage health screening and contact tracing
  • Structure response to student physical and mental health issues
  • Contact trace visitors and volunteers
  • Call for help when irate parents disrupt the school day


Confidently Respond to COVID-19

With the delta variant driving a surge in new COVID-19 cases, you can keep students, staff, and visitors with exposure risk out of your buildings and promptly facilitate contact tracing.

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On-site Health Screening

Add custom health screening questions to your check-in procedure and receive immediate notification if someone deemed a risk attempts to sign in.

Contact Tracing

Automatically record entrant data, including sign-in/out times and authorized location, to assist with contact tracing efforts.

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Manage the Pandemic’s Impact on Student Mental Health

Due to emotional, behavioral, and psychological effects from the pandemic, experts warn that schools will see an increase in physical and mental health issues as students return to the classroom. The Team Assist function of Raptor Alert allows districts to predefine the proper level of response to everyday student emergencies.


Track Vaccinations for Visitors and Volunteers

You can ensure visitors and volunteers on your campus have been vaccinated by designating custom fields as verified vaccination status fields. Volunteers can even add an image of their vaccination card to their records.

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Handle Interruptions from Angry Parents

Emotions are running high with parents across the country as districts officials revisit mask and vaccination requirements for the new school year. The potential for confrontations with parents has never been greater. Staff members can use the Team Assist function in Raptor Alert to summon help for your staff when they face an uncomfortable situation with an irate parent. 

COVID-19 Resources

3 Things Schools Should Prioritize as They Reopen

Top 3 Things Schools Should Prioritize as They Reopen

Paul Timm, board-certified Physical Security Professional (PSP) and nationally acclaimed school safety expert, recently spoke with Raptor about the top 3 things schools should focus on this back-to-school. These priorities include collaborating …

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Return to School Roadmap

Return to School Roadmap: How to Accomplish the Three “Landmark” Priorities

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) clearly states its position on reopening schools: “We must keep opening school doors and welcoming students back into …

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Survey Shows Insights into K-12 School Safety Policies

Survey Shows Where Schools Have Improved–or Regressed–in K-12 School Safety Policies

Campus Safety Magazine’s 2021 Access Control & Lockdown Deep Dive Survey provides insight into over 400 K-12 school, university, and healthcare safety policies. Below …

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Campus Safety July 2021

Accounting for Everyone on Campus: An Interview with Raptor Technologies

This article originally appeared on Campus Safety. To view the original article, click here or watch on YouTube The foundation of school safety …

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Maintaining a Safe School in the Post-Pandemic World: An Interview with Raptor Technologies

This article originally appeared on Campus Safety. To view the original article, click here or watch on YouTube Although eager and excited to …

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Lessons Learned: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Emergency Notification Systems

Campus Safety recently surveyed more than 300 safety professionals to see how emergency notification systems, procedures, and policies were affected …

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A Closer Look: What Schools Need to Know About ESSER COVID-19 Relief Funds

In March 2020, the U.S. Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act in response to the …

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Safe Practices for In-Person Learning: CDC and Department of Education Publish New Operational Strategies

Together, the CDC and The U.S. Department of Education (ED) have launched a comprehensive, all-in-one operational strategy for K-12 schools …

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Conroe ISD Add Safety, Security Upgrades with $1M Grant from TEA

This article originally appeared on Houston Chronicle. To view the original article, click here. Conroe ISD adds safety, security upgrades …

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West Aurora School District 129 Has Partnered With Raptor

This article originally appeared on To view the original article, click here. West Aurora School District 129 Has Partnered …

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School Safety Now & Post COVID-19: A Panel Discussion

With over 35,000 K-12 partner schools, Raptor is fortunate to have thousands of insightful conversations with schools across the country …

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The Importance of School Safety During COVID-19

Schools have shown incredible dedication, flexibility, and innovation as COVID-19 forced them to address the many urgent threats of the …

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