CDC COVID-19 Partner Update: New Tools for Schools

Dr. Brooks shared updates on CDC’s COVID-19 response, including where we are now with the latest scientific information. Dr. Sauber-Schatz and Dr. Szucs provided an overview of CDC’s new COVID-19 toolkits and information for schools.

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