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PIDS Conversation about Reopening Schools - Shared screen with speaker view
Rabia Agha
36:25
Can you please share the link with the attendees as well
CPhillips@idsociety.org
36:39
http://laschoolboard.org/sites/default/files/IAU%20Report%202020%200707%20-%20Student%20Engagement%20Online%20During%20Closures.pdf
Michael Greenberg
41:22
The recent from report from National Academies also prioritizes need for in-person for K-5 and kids with special needs.
Michael Greenberg
41:37
https://www.nap.edu/catalog/25858/reopening-k-12-schools-during-the-covid-19-pandemic-prioritizing
Annabelle de St. Maurice
42:28
http://laschoolboard.org/sites/default/files/IAU%20Report%202020%200707%20-%20Student%20Engagement%20Online%20During%20Closures.pdf
James Cherry
43:24
Someone should address protection of teachers-they all should have face shields.
Rabia Agha
44:21
could you share the CID study
Kevin Downes
46:01
Yung CF, Kam K, Nadua KD, et al. Novel coronavirus 2019 transmission risk in educationalsettings. Clin. Infect. Dis. 2020; ciaa794, https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa794
Michael Greenberg
49:41
What policies should schools have for teachers who may be at increased risk of complications (high BMI, underlying conditions, age > 65)?
James Cherry
54:00
Jim Cherry. See my paper in JPIDS Masks/Face Shields coming out next week.
Melanie Wellington
54:11
How about 3 feet between students and 6 feet between students and adults?
Kathleen Harriman
54:19
There are face shields with drapes that might act as a barrier for aerosols.
Isaac Thomsen
55:09
My 4 y/o and her entire class of other 4 y/o’s have been wearing masks in their full-day daycare for weeks here in Nashville and they all seem to be doing great. She has an Elsa Frozen mask (and others in a daily rotation) and it goes fine.
Gary Marshall
55:48
We need to make mask-wearing cool! Fashion statement.
Kevin Downes
01:02:12
The manuscript is under review. We hope to have the summary document for families available in the next week
Sandy Arnold
01:02:23
what do people think about screening procedures prior to entering the school buildings?
Michael Rajnik
01:02:40
Thank you all for your expertise, has anyone discussed pooled testing in school groups to assess for how prevalent the disease is in the population?
Elizabeth Hammershaimb
01:03:07
Any thoughts on pooled testing of classroom cohorts?
Sandy Arnold
01:07:13
hopefully we will see fewer infections overall with physical distancing and masking
Michael Greenberg
01:07:58
Having had more experience with distance learning, it should make it easier for kids to stay home with the mildest of symptoms and still connect to class
Theresa Barton
01:09:06
For schools that have an school-based clinic, COVID testing may not be feasible (cost, supply chain/demand). Can rapid flu testing during winter season maybe help to suggest a non-COVID cause of illness?
Muthayipalayam Thirumoorthi
01:09:20
The logistics (availability of tests and staffing) of rapid and reliable testing in the school setting?
Gary Marshall
01:09:28
Thinking about this in the reverse, we also need very liberal sick leave policies for teachers (even a runny nose buys you a sick day).
Melanie Wellington
01:10:20
When there is a child who tests positive, what happens to the rest of the kids and teacher in their classes?
Theresa Barton
01:12:11
I am ID doc, working in a school clinic in NYC for the past year, so crafting an algorithm for our clinic. Would be helpful to have a repository of different plans and guidance to adapt to a particular setting
Nava Yeganeh
01:20:14
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6928e2.htm?s_cid=mm6928e2_e&deliveryName=USCDC_921-DM32906
Emily Thorell
01:20:57
Has anyone attempted athletics guidance?
Debbie Rybak
01:21:00
when does the quarantine for the other kids/teacher in the class begin - as soon as someone is out with any symptom? once someone gets a covid test (if they have access) and is officially a PUI? only once a positive test is confirmed?
Michael Greenberg
01:21:56
Agree - we need more guidance on athletics
Shivang Shah
01:22:38
I am the parent of a 1 yr and 3 yr old who have continued to go to our hospital-adjacent daycare in NYC throughout the pandemic. No masks for the kids, obviously no enforceable distancing, albeit lower volume of enrollment than usual. No known cases among providers/parents/kids at the center.
Judy Guzman-Cottrill
01:26:09
Thank you Megan!
Michael Greenberg
01:26:29
Thanks everyone - this was great.
Natascha Ching
01:26:31
My son’s school is planning masks and face shields for students/teachers. Thank you for all the great discussion.
Melanie Wellington
01:26:35
Thank you everyone!
Nava Yeganeh
01:26:47
This is a huge problem with teenagers who’re currently congregating in the park next to my house :). Thank you all!
Emily Thorell
01:27:57
Thanks Kris! These conversations are so important! Keep them going!
Christina Gagliardo
01:28:04
These forums are really helpful, thank you
Gary Marshall
01:28:06
Thanks for organizing this!
Kevin Messacar
01:28:18
Thank you all!
Michael Chang
01:28:40
Thank you!
Karen Ravin
01:28:42
Great presentations! Thanks to all the presenters!