How safe are educators and students if districts decide to reopen school buildings? We discussed the many facets of this question with Dr. Kenny Bramwell, System Director for St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital. Get a medical professional’s perspective on several aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic and what factors schools should be weighing as they consider whether or not to reopen buildings, including…
- The recent CDC guideline that communities with higher than 5% positivity rates should consider a cautious approach to reopening school buildings.
- Testing and tracing. Do we have the capacity and personnel?
- Do masks really reduce the risk of transmission and community spread?
- What are the risks for students and educators if buildings reopen?
IEA Communications Director Dave Harbison delves into these questions and more with Dr. Bramwell in our latest IEA REPORTER interview.