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Rapid Antigen Testing Available for Students & Staff at School

 

If your child is identified as a close contact of a person who tests positive for COVID, Snoqualmie Valley schools are able to administer a Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test free of charge to your child at school. This will be limited to identified close contacts at school or school-sponsored events, according to recommended Dept. of Health timelines.

 

Parents/guardians:  Your permission is needed in order to administer a test if your child is identified as a close contact, following contact tracing.  With this permission, please know we will also notify a family when their child receives a Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test at school, and provide a separate communication should your child test positive.

 

Please complete the steps below, if you would like to grant permission for your child to receive a Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test at school, if they are identified as a potential close contact:  

  • Log in to Skyward Family Access, click on Online Forms.
  • Select the Consent + HIPAA form (Fill this form out if you have not yet completed a Consent Form.)
  • OR - Select the HIPAA form only (if you’ve already completed the Consent Form earlier).

We cannot administer a Rapid Antigen Test for your student until we have both your CONSENT and HIPAA approval on file.

 

How does this help?  Having your permission on file…

  • Provides convenience, saving your family a trip to a health provider for a COVID test;
  • Enables our staff to respond quickly, helping prevent the spread of illness at school;
  • And, hopefully, helps keep your student at school.

For more information about the test used in SVSD, read this BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card - Fact Sheet for Patients (fda.gov).

 

September 2021