COVID-19 Saliva Screening

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At the Board of Education meeting on Monday, November 9, the Board approved a COVID-19 saliva-based surveillance screening agreement with SafeGuard Surveillance,LLC. Information will be shared about the COVID-19 screening plans in District 41 during an Information Session Live Stream on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16 at 6:30 P.M. During this session, a panel of representatives will provide detailed information about the screening process as well as the process for giving consent.

The screening program has several goals, including:

  • Reducing school closures and quarantines and allowing for more in-person instruction.

  • Identifying potential cases of COVID-19 in the school population early, reducing transmission.

  • Driving down overall rates in our community by alerting those who may need to quarantine before they show symptoms.

CLICK HERE to watch the information session on Monday, November 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Panelists include:

Dr. Melissa Kaczkowski, Superintendent

Dr. Robert Bruno, Board of Education President

Jason Loebach, Board of Education Vice President

Katie Adduci, Pandemic Response Advisory Team

Ellen Dickey, Pandemic Response Advisory Team