The district had been testing a 10% sampling of students, but they’re putting that process on hold.
Three classrooms being simultaneously closed for COVID is the largest number so far since LBUSD’s full return to in-person learning.
City health officials announced modifications to their COVID-19 health order Tuesday, which adds a new school quarantine option and clarifies the vaccination and testing requirements for large “mega” events as well as workplace protocols.
How much should the owner of Restauration pay to avoid facing criminal charges for defying coronavirus rules? It’s in a judge’s hands now.
Experts say the best time to get a flu shot is sometime this month to have optimal protection against the different strains of the virus.
Once regulators fully approve the vaccine for a given age group, students in both public and private schools will have to get it, Newsom said.
Officials with the Los Angeles County health department said they continue to see a downward trend in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths.
At present, only individuals who qualify and received the Pfizer vaccine at least six months from their second shot are eligible for the booster.
In the scenario where childhood vaccinations take off and no new variant is discovered, daily case-counts in the country could drop to 9,055 by March 12, 2022.
Instead, city health officials are waiting for “more specific booster dose recommendations” from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, which should be issuing the guidelines next week, according to a Sept. 18 city news release.