Below this updated news post is the original message sent to the Peninsula School District Community ahead of a live discussion with Dr. Chen, Director of Health at Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, on Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 4 pm.
This post has been updated on Wednesday, Nov. 25 to include a full recording of the live discussion. The recording, posted to the PSD YouTube channel, is also available along with more information at psd401.net/schoolreopening. Find more information on the school-based testing pilot on the TPCHD school-based testing pilot web page.
Dear Peninsula School District Community,
As we recently shared, the Peninsula School District has been selected to join a COVID-19 school-based testing pilot program in partnership with Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department (TPCHD), which will run from Nov. 30 through Dec. 18, with a kickoff mobile testing event on Sunday, Nov. 29.
All PSD staff and families are invited to watch a live discussion with Dr. Chen, Director of Health at TPCHD, via Zoom on Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 4pm where he will share information about the testing program. Parents and staff are encouraged to watch live, and a recording will also be available afterward.
Please check the TPCHD website for details and frequently asked questions about the testing program.
If you would like to submit a question for Dr. Chen, please complete this Google form by Tuesday at noon. We will compile all submitted questions and provide them to Dr. Chen ahead of time.