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Student and Staff COVID-19 Testing

introduction

AUSD's Board of Education voted on September 2, 2021 to require COVID-19 testing of all unvaccinated students up to two times per month. Starting the week of September 20 AUSD also began testing all 6th graders twice weekly. This will replace the  "modified quarantine" put into place when there is a positive case in those classrooms.

Regular testing in elementary schools will take place up to two times per month during the school day, according to the schedule below.

 

Date  School
April 18 Franklin
April 19 Earhart 
April 20 Ruby Bridges
April 21 Otis
April 22 Maya Lin
April 25 Love 
April 26 Paden
April 27 Edison
April 28 Bay Farm
April 29 Franklin


At the same time, we will be offering voluntary testing at our secondary sites several days per week from 3 pm to 6 pm, as well as Saturdays 9 am to 5 pm.  This testing is open to all AUSD students and staff.

 

Days School
Mon. & Wed., 3 pm-6 pm; Sat., 9 am-5 pm Alameda High School
Wed., 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm STAFF ONLY Alameda High School
Tues., Thurs., Fri., 3 pm-6 pm Encinal Jr. & Sr. High
Mon. & Thurs., 3 pm-4:30 pm Lincoln Middle School
Tues. & Fri. 3 pm-4:30 pm Wood Middle School
testing flyer

resources

About national labs

National Labs, who is performing our student and staff testing,  is a Bay-area based CLIA & COLA certified reference laboratory specializing in COVID-19 and Toxicology testing. They have joined California's lab taskforce to provide necessary testing to local counties and companies. National Labs' goal is to help provide the safest school environment possible through the addition of a COVID-19 testing partnership. Trained medical staff will be available in multiple exclusive onsite collection centers throughout our district for convenience and fast results.  
 

contact information

If you have questions regarding student COVID-19 testing, please email StudentC19@alamedaunified.org.

If you have questions about employee testing, please contact EmployeeC19@alamedaunified.org.

We will respond as promptly as possible to your questions.