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Webinars about onsite COVID testing program

By Corinna Brower, MPH, BSN, BA posted 01-28-2021 13:04

  
Greetings, nurses.

Since the 1/19 RSSL updates were posted, many people have noted the language about onsite COVID testing in schools.
Here is a link to the current OHA guidelines for onsite COVID testing in Oregon schools. https://sharedsystems.dhsoha.state.or.us/DHSForms/Served/le3560.pdf
Questions about Oregon's school COVID testing program can be sent to schooltesting.covid@dhsoha.state.or.us.

Please see below for a bulletin about upcoming webinars. The intended audience of the webinars next Tuesday and Wednesday includes: 
>Potential school testing administrators
>Other school leaders involved in planning your school’s testing program
>LPHA partners seeking to coordinate with schools

The message below was posted as an ODE bulletin this morning, 1/28/2021. ​View the ODE bulletin as web page here: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/ORED/bulletins/2bd8f45

Announcing OHA Webinars:
Review of BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Testing in Schools

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is supporting the new COVID-19 Antigen Testing Program in Schools by providing a webinar that will be repeated in three sessions:

  • Friday, January 29 from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 2 from 8:30 to 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, February 3 from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m.

The information to participate is outlined in this flyer. At least one of the sessions will be recorded and closed captioned to then share as a perpetual resource. Questions about the program or this learning opportunity can be sent to schooltesting.covid@dhsoha.state.or.us.

[URL for flyer: https://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/ORED/2021/01/28/file_attachments/1674850/OHA%20School%20Testing%20Webinar%20Flyer%20.pdf ]​
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