Students from several school districts across the Chicago area will soon head back to a hybrid learning model and take new tests to stay in classrooms. A growing number of school districts will offer surveillance testing, or saliva tests, to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus in their buildings. The tests are designed to identify potential asymptomatic cases of…
Several suburban Chicago schools and some private schools are now testing students every week. And as NBC 5’s Chris Coffey explains, many schools are in fact using saliva tests.