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LA Times Today: Inside LAUSD’s COVID-19 testing effort
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LA Times Today: Inside LAUSD’s COVID-19 testing effort

Watch L.A. Times Today at 7 p.m. on Spectrum News 1 on Channel 1 or live stream on the Spectrum News App. Palos Verdes Peninsula and Orange County viewers can watch on Cox Systems on channel 99.

Weekly mandatory coronavirus testing is now the new normal for students, teachers and staff at LAUSD schools.

The school district’s testing program is an effort to maintain a safe learning environment amid the threat from the highly infectious Delta variant of COVID-19.

In our “Back to Class series,” L.A. Times reporter Laura Newberry talked with us about how weekly testing will work with LAUSD’s larger strategy to keep everyone healthy at school.