COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits Information

In an effort to further strengthen COVID-19 safety and prevention in schools, all students and staff will receive a COVID-19 home rapid nasal (nose) testing kits.

We are asking families to administer the home test to children and upload results via Google Form. Please use the guidance below to take the test and report positive results.

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How to Use the Test Kit

Please follow the manufacturer’s instructions provided in the home rapid nasal (nose) test kit that you receive.

Please store the rapid test kit in a dry, safe place between 32 F - 86 F degrees, per the manufacturer’s requirements. Keeping the test kit in a place that is too cold or too hot could impair test results.

The testing kit manufacturer, iHealth has user instructions online, written instructions inside the box and a video tutorial on how to properly take the test.


When Should I Use My Test Kit?

STUDENTS

  • Close Contact: When a student has been identified as a close contact to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19—Use a home rapid test 5 Days after exposure.
  • In Quarantine: When an unvaccinated student is in quarantine—Use a rapid test on Day 5 to return to school on Day 6.
  • Symptoms: When a student has developed COVID-19 symptoms—Use a rapid test at onset of symptoms.
  • Travel and/or Gathering: When returning from travel or large gatherings—Use a rapid test before returning to school.

STAFF

  • COVID-19 Positive: When a staff member has tested positive—Use a rapid test on Day 5 to determine if isolation can end prior to Day 6.
  • Symptoms: When a staff member has developed COVID-19 symptoms—Use a rapid test at onset of symptoms.
  • Quarantine: When a staff member is in quarantine due to close contact—Use rapid test on Day 5 to determine if quarantine can end prior to Day 6.
  • Travel and/or Gathering: When returning from travel or large gathering—Use a rapid test before returning to school.

How to Upload COVID-19 Test Results

STEP 1 – Click on the COVID-19 Reporting Form

STEP 2 – Fill out the form to report test results

STEP 3 – OPTIONAL: Upload an image of the test result and submit.

You can also use this QR code below which will load the reporting form on your smart device

COVID-19 Rapid Test QR Code


Questions?

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page