Manatee Co. Schools hoping to implement rapid COVID-19 testing

Manatee Co. Schools hoping to implement rapid COVID-19 testing
Over 350 Manatee County School District staff members have been impacted by COVID-19 since March. (Source: wwsb)

BRADENTON, Fla. (WWSB) - Following the approval of their plans to return to school, Manatee County School officials will approach the topic of rapid COVID-19 testing in schools.

The school board will discuss the topic during a session Tuesday Aug. 4. Manatee County Schools offered parents choices of education plans including full-time distance learning.

School officials will discuss the costs of the tests as well.