Sun Staff Reports
The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) initiated the first phases of a comprehensive COVID19 testing program of staff on Feb. 3. The testing is a key component of the district’s plan to reopen elementary schools for hybrid instruction on Monday, March 8.
Most people are experiencing some degree of depression during the pandemic, but it is higher in teenagers. Not being in school, around friends, no extracurricular activities, no socializing and spending more time on social media and video games are taking a toll.