L.A. Unified mandates coronavirus testing before school resumes Jan. 10

Confronted with exploding infection rates, Los Angeles school officials have ordered students and staff to undergo mandatory coronavirus testing before returning to campus after winter break on Jan. 10.

The testing will make for an emergency, quick-turnaround strategy to identify cases before students and staff in the nation’s second-largest school district converge inside classrooms. The announcement was made hours after a hastily called special school board meeting Monday morning.

District testing sites will be open Saturday, although testing results also can be obtained from elsewhere. Click here to read more: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-01-03/la-unified-mandatory-covid-testing-before-school-resumes-omicron-surge?utm_id=45880&sfmc_id=2420175