San Diego Unified wants students to take COVID tests before returning to school – NBC 7 San Diego
Students in the San Diego Unified School District will return to class next week, but before that, the district wants them to take a test. An antigen test, that is.
When the students left for winter vacation, they were sent home with two rapid home antigen tests. The district is asking parents to have their child take the first of these tests on December 31 and the other on the morning of Monday January 3 before returning to school.
The district said replacement kits are available at their central office at University Heights on Normal Street if students have lost tests or need a new one.
San Diego Unified is also asking parents to upload their child’s results to the district’s website here, even if they are negative.
If the test is negative and the student is feeling well and has no symptoms of COVID-19, they are allowed to return to school, officials said, but if the student is showing symptoms of COVID-19 and / or has been exposed to someone with COVID-19. -19, the authorities want them to stay home and call their school to find out when to return to campus. steps before their return.
If any of the tests are positive, students should stay home, contact their doctor and school, and follow additional instructions before returning to campus.