As schools reopen, it’s important that precautions are taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19. A lot will depend on school management to ensure that children will be able to continue their education in a safe and healthy environment.
How are you managing and screening visitors visiting your schools, classrooms, and students? Are your students safe from intruders? Are you equipped to manage visitors and students during an emergency? How can you protect your schools from COVID-19?
"All these questions are important for the safety of students and people visiting schools. Hence, visitor management systems are required for schools to ensure the safety of visitors, students, staff and other members of schools. Vizitor gives you that security. School visitor management software is a Touchless visitor management software and Touchless check-in application that not only speeds up the check-in process but also protects your schools from COVID-19."
Vizitor has the ability to track different types of people such as parents, students, volunteers and others who enter the school premises or admin office. Visitor management system for schools helps track health-related information to safely minimize the spread of COVID-19. It also provides a safer environment to the schools as it stores all the visitors data in a secure admin portal.
# Why do schools need a visitor management system?
After the pandemic, the safety of the students and staff is important to parents and a school management.So therefore, it is important to keep track and screening of people entering and visiting children during school hours.
->Here are some of the limitations of a paper-based visitor log book.
In today's digital world, Many schools are still using a paper-based visitor log book to keep records of all their visitors. But this system is not safe enough and it has many limitations:
- the records are not safe that stored in a book are difficult to manage and search
- the records are stored in a physical form which is prone to damage and loss
- there are no ways of sharing the records without physically coping them
- the data stored on log books are accessible by the theft and non-compliance
- Health Visitors Screening is impossible using a log book
- During an emergency, visitor log books are not effective.
- unauthorized person can be enter the school
Because of these all reasons, many schools still use them to record visitors' information. This is not an efficient way of managing school safety during the pandemic.
"Let's replace this system with a Digital visitor management system!"
#Here are the important features in a visitor management system for schools!
The most important features of a visitor management system for schools are:
Visitor management systems have a user-friendly interface to record the visitors’ information. Visitors can submit their name, phone number, address, photograph and details about whom they are meeting.Repeating visitors should be able to use a badge or a code number to quickly enter a school. In addition to tracking visitors, visitor management systems should be able to track student’s check-in and check-out time.
->School Emergency Alerts
With the School Visitor management system, school administrators can send mass alerts during emergency situations. The ability to send instant messages to people present inside school buildings can prevent disasters and guide people towards safety. After the screening, if any visitor is infected with the virus, then this system sends the alerts to the staff. So the host can approve or disapprove the entry of visitors.
->Staff and students Screening with Vizitor
Health screening should be done daily for school Students and Staff in schools that have reopened. Easily ask your visitors custom yes/no questions before about their recent travel history or current state of health. Send instant alerts to concerned people to approve their entry into your workplace.
Vizitor provides touchless check-ins. Visitors can check-in with their phones without the help of a third person. Touchless check-in experience by sending them QR codes via email in advance so that they can access specific areas of your building during a given time frame.
With the visitor management system you can access a web-based platform where they can view real-time reporting on visitors activity. A real-time dashboard of Vizitor to monitor people and their sign in detail. A web-based report provide insights such as:
- a list of current sign-ins of Staffs, visitors and students in a school
- access details of visitors
- you can view visitors across different school buildings in real-time
->Multiple Language Setup
Vizitor provides the multiple Language setup. Language support enhances the visitor experience. It would be wonderful to have your VMS in their own local languages.
Schools can be located in multiple locations in different buildings. Therefore, monitoring visitors flow across these locations is difficult and challenging. Hence, the visitor management system has the feature of location management. It will provide a single interface to track visitors and control their access, and save time.