COVID Testing for Students – West Seattle High School

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Summary: No school Monday, January 3, for students. COVID-19 testing available for students and staff.
We are happy to announce that we now have 60,000 rapid antigen tests available for staff and students, which were provided by the Washington State Department of Health. In light of the surge in COVID-19 transmission in our community due to the Omicron virus, we’ll be using these tests to support a healthy return to school.
Seattle Public Schools will offer voluntary, universal testing for SPS staff and students on January 3. 
This means there will be no school for SPS students on Monday, January 3. School will resume in-person on Tuesday. There will be no athletic practices. We encourage families to contact their childcare provider to determine if they will be open on Monday.   
Our goal in providing wide-scale testing is to minimize the transmission of the Omicron virus and reduce intermittent disruptions to in-person learning. Because 80% to 90% of positive cases are asymptomatic, identifying them before, and quickly after, classes resume will reduce the spread of the virus in our schools. 
To support a healthy return to school next week, SPS and our testing partner, Premier Medical Group (PMG), will be providing rapid antigen COVID testing for students that attend Seattle Public Schools in the Southeast and Central regions at South Shore PreK-8 School.
South Shore PreK-8 4800 S Henderson St., Seattle, WA 98118
Enter the clinic through the front doors of the school. 
Sunday, January 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Who is encouraged to test?
This testing event is for students that attend Seattle Public Schools in the Southeast and Central regions.
All SPS students who have COVID-19 symptoms, regardless of vaccination status. 
Registration and test consent can be done in advance or at the clinic and will speed process. You can register online  but will need a phone to receive an access code by text.  Register online.
If your child tests positive for COVID-19 
If your child tests negative for COVID-19  
These are regional testing clinics at middle schools open to all SPS students. All clinics will be held in the cafeteria unless otherwise noted. 

Southwest Seattle
2601 SW Kenyon St.
Monday, January 3, 1 – 4 p.m.
Northeast Seattle
3003 NE 75th St.
Monday, January 3, 1 – 4 p.m.
Northwest Seattle
1610 N 41st St.
Monday, January 3, 1 – 4 p.m.
Northeast Seattle
11051 34th Ave. NE
Monday, January 3, 1 – 4 p.m.
Southwest Seattle
3429 45th Ave. SW, 1-4 pm
Central District
1915 1st Ave. W
Monday, January 3, 1 – 4 p.m.
Central District
301 21st Ave. E
Monday, January 3, 1 – 4 p.m.
Southeast Seattle
1600 S Columbian Way, 1-4 pm
Northwest Seattle
1330 N 90th St., 1-4 pm
Southeast Seattle
4800 Henderson St., Seattle, 4 to 8 p.m.
Central District
2101 S Jackson St., 1-4 p.m.
Northwest Seattle
9201 15th Ave. NW, 1-4 p.m.
Below are the Abbott BinaxNOW rapid antigen test consent forms for students, which can be printed and completed before the testing clinic. Forms will also be available at the school clinic.
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