With Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Manuel Gordillo & Pediatrician Dr. Deirdra Myers
As back to school 2020 nears in Sarasota and Manatee counties, parents, teachers and students are faced with making unprecendented education decisions amid concerns about COVID-19 and the health of our community.
To help families and educators navigate these uncharted waters, infectious disease specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD, who leads Sarasota Memorial's Infection Prevention and Control Department, and First Physicians Group pediatrician Deirdra Myers, MD, answer common questions, address concerns and offer tips on safely returning to school during a pandemic in this Ask An Expert video Q&A.
Other Helpful Resources
CDC: School Decision-making Tool for Parents, Caregivers & Guardians
COVID-19 Prevention for Kids
Prevention Tips for Teachers
Hand Hygiene How-to for Kids
Proper Mask Use
CDC: Cloth Face Coverings Use & Care
* NOTE: This video was recorded July 30, 2020. Information related to COVID-19 is continually evolving. For the most up to date info, we recommend also visiting smh.com/covid19 and the CDC’s website.