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Lake Washington School District offers students and staff COVID-19 testing, both PCR and rapid antigen testing, in the following ways.
Drive-up PCR testing sites for students and staff
Drive-up PCR test sites are located at:
- Juanita High School
Tuesdays: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
- Lake Washington High School
Wednesdays: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
- Redmond High School
Thursdays: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
- Support Services Center
Wednesdays: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Testing is free and while insurance is not required, you may be asked to provide your insurance information if available. Testing is by appointment only.
These test sites will accommodate testing for:
- Individuals that have symptoms of COVID-19
- Individuals exposed to COVID-19
- Individuals returning from isolation that required a negative test
Onsite school PCR testing
Lake Washington School district also offers on-site PCR testing at your school. A testing team will be on site one day a week. Students can test at their school location during the scheduled time. Testing is free and while insurance is not required, you may be asked to provide your insurance information if available. See your school's schedule testing day and time here.
- Parent or guardian must complete the consent form before testing can be done. This will only need to be done once per school year.
- Alternatively, a student can bring completed consent form to school the day of testing:
- Sign up for onsite school testing. Students will NOT be tested if the consent form is not on file
The district’s testing teams are mobile and are able to respond to outbreaks at any school, if needed.
Symptomatic student testing
For those students or staff who develop symptoms at school a take-home rapid antigen test will be sent home with the student for the parent or guardian to administer. Protocols for isolation must be followed. If proof of a negative test is required to return, the following information must be provided to your school. This proof can be shared in two ways:
- Report your results online:
- Report your results directly to your school via email or in person. The information needed:
- The first and last names of the student
- The type of test performed
- The date the specimen was collected
- A negative result. Picture of the negative result must be provided for home tests
- Ensure test results lines are clearly visible
- Pictures where lines are not visible will not be accepted
COVID-19 testing is also available through King County. Please visit COVID-19 testing locations and guidance - King County for more information.