‘It’s instantaneous:’ Baptist Health uses thermal technology to keep patient, visitors, staff safe

'It's instantaneous:' Baptist Health uses thermal technology to keep patient, visitors, staff safe

Action News Jax Courtney Cole went to Baptist Health to learn more about how this thermal technology works and the accuracy of its reading. Watch the video above to see the full story.

QUICK FACTS:

  • Thermal Technology used at Baptist Health is the same technology used in the military to track heat signatures.
  • The reading of a person’s temperature happens instantaneously.
  • There are three of these thermal checkpoints set-up at Wolfson Children’s Hospital at Baptist Medical Center in downtown Jacksonville.
  • Jay Farhat, executive director of safety and security for Baptist Health, said the thermal technology devices are FDA-approved.
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