Texas Cares: A COVID-19 antibody project. How bad is COVID-19 in Texas and how should schools respond?

Speaker: Drs. Steven Kelder, Bill Kohl, and George Delclos
Length: 71:06 minutes

As Texas schools close for the spring session, and prepare for summer and fall, experts at the UTHealth School of Public Health will provide information on a statewide COVID-19 antibody study called Texas Cares. Key topics of interest to school administrators and teachers will be covered, such

1. How should I answer questions from my students about COVID-19, vaccines, and antibodies?
2. What common sense strategies can I use for protecting my school from getting COVID-19 and spreading it to my community.
3. What is herd immunity and when will my community be safe to resume normal activities?

STAT is supporting this webinar. Science Teachers Association of Texas - Home (statweb.org)

Speakers are:

Steven Kelder, PhD, MPH
Beth Toby Grossman Distinguished Professor in Spirituality and Healing, UTHealth School of Public Health in Austin
Coordinator of External Affairs, Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living

Bill Kohl, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, UTHealth School of Public Health in Austin

George L. Delclos, MD, MPH, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, UTHealth School of Public Health in Houston
Distinguished Teaching Professor, The University of Texas System

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