CUSTOMIZE YOUR POD TO FIT YOUR NEED
The Citizen Care Pod makes portable pods to address the challenges of COVID-19 during the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s a mobile testing site to expedite testing, screening, and eventually vaccination on mass scale to support a health-secure future, facilitating visits at long-term care facilities or ensuring the safety of teachers and students as they return to classes, our combination of modular construction and cutting-edge technology provides a safe, comfortable environment that will deter the spread of COVID-19 as our communities and economy recovers.
Watch our testing pod being installed at the University of Denver
Long Term Care Deployment
Designed for any high-traffic business or community to expedite testing, screening, and eventually vaccination on massive scale to support a health-secure future.
A mobile unit that expedites family visitation at long-term care facilities and nursing homes for all weather conditions in a manner that provides a safe space from COVID-19 infection.
A portable classroom space that is designed to deter the spread of COVID-19 to safeguard the health of teachers and students as they return to schools, colleges and universities during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Citizen Care Pod is equipped with a suite of intelligent, customizable technologies powered by Microsoft’s trusted Azure and AI platform, which support a safe and secure testing environment for patients and front-line healthcare workers. The core package of technology includes:
Job Site Insights™, PCL’s smart Internet of Things (IoT) construction platform built on Microsoft Azure and Azure IoT, monitors climate conditions such as temperature, pressure and humidity within the pod and has the ability to provide notification if thresholds are exceeded.
Insight’s Connected Platform, built on Microsoft Azure, collates data on wait times and crowd sizing from AI-enabled cameras into a single dashboard to support smarter, safer staffing and supplies. Insight’s Connected Platform unifies data from smart sensors, cameras, devices, and third-party applications that provide the real-time insights required to detect and prevent health risks among large social gatherings.
The Citizen Care Pod can be customized with additional intelligent technologies and design features, which makes it uniquely capable to be leveraged for a diverse range of sites and sectors.
As modular construction increasingly gains traction across North America, the Citizen Care Pod’s manufacturer PCL Construction, is recognized as an industry-leading general contractor that specializes in and advocates for the values of Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA), including safety, sustainability, and speed-to-market, which are key determinants for COVID-19 solutions.
The escalating pressures of the global pandemic requires manufacturing solutions that can be rapidly deployed with ready-to-use and energy efficient operations, making modular construction a valuable manufacturing technique to respond to the needs of COVID-19.
Modular construction benefits:
Rapid manufacturing and installation turnaround times
Easy transportation to and installation in remote locations
Standardized work and automation enhance safety, quality and consistency
Cost efficiencies due to economies of scale
Mitigation against high-risk weather
Environmentally sustainable due to reduced embodied energy and waste