The Monterey County Office of Education and CHOMP invite families to join a discussion on the importance of testing school-aged children for Covid-19. This free online presentation will be held Tuesday, April 27, 4pm-5pm. If you wish to participate online in real time, please register in advance. There will be a recording available for those who are unable to attend at that time.
Featured speakers will be Dr. Deneen Guss (Monterey County Superintendent of Schools) and Dr. Martha Blum (Medical Director, Infection Prevention, CHOMP).
Topics of discussion will include: a general overview of testing strategy available to schools in California; what testing would look like; what information gets reported; the importance of testing for community immunity; the differences between tests and which ones will be used.