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COVID-19 Prevention for K-12 Schools Part 1: Updated Guidance

Release Date: 07/30/2021
Expiration Date: 07/30/2024
Originally presented on July 20, 2021.

Cost: Free for NASN members and non members!

There is no cost for this learning activity and
  no CNE contact hours will be awarded.

Program Overview
In this first video of a three-part series, the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) host a Town Hall on implementing CDC’s Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools. We invited state and local education and health leaders to join this interactive Town Hall that features an overview of the guidance by CDC’s Sarah M. Lee, PhD, from the Healthy Schools Branch, followed by a question and answer session with panelists and attendees. Attendees are encouraged to review the CDC updated Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools and the updated CDC Science Brief: Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in K-12 Schools prior to viewing this presentation.

Learning Outcomes
As a result of participating in this educational activity, learners will be able to:
  • Incorporate science-based strategies in COVID-19 prevention plans for their school communities.

Faculty
Sarah M. Lee, PhD, Team Lead
Research Application & Evaluation Team
Healthy Schools Branch, Division of Population Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lacy M. Fehrenbach, MPH, CPH
Deputy Secretary
COVID-19 Response
Washington State Department of Health
Representing the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Linda Mendonca, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC, NCSN, FNASN,
President
National Association of School Nurses

Moderator: Donna Mazyck, MS, RN, NCSN, CAE, FNASN,
Executive Director
National Association of School Nurses

See Also
  • Part 2 video in the three-part series coming soon.
  • Part 3 video in the three-part series has not yet aired.