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The Tukwila School District will be providing free, on-site COVID-19 testing for students, staff, and family on:
Friday, January 28
Foster High School auxiliary gymnasium
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Free COVID-19 tests are for students, school staff, and families of students. We will prioritize tests for people who have symptoms or a possible COVID-19 exposure. If you do not have symptoms or a COVID exposure but would like to be tested for peace of mind, you may still come for a test.
- Rapid antigen tests will be administered for students, staff, and family on Friday, January 28, at Foster High School auxiliary gymnasium from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- We are prioritizing testing for anyone with symptoms or a possible COVID-19 exposure. Others who would like to get tested for peace of mind may also be tested. You do not need to sign up for an appointment.
- Tests are free and do not require health insurance.
- Results will show in 15 minutes.
- Please wear a mask and maintain 6 feet of distance while waiting for testing.
- Parents/guardians will be asked to sign a consent form for students to take a COVID-19 test at school. Students who are 18 years or older may sign their own consent.
- A test is not required to return to school once in-person learning resumes.
- If an individual tests positive for COVID-19 they will be asked to follow COVID-19 isolation guidelines. Please see our COVID-19 webpage for additional information. People with a positive test result will also receive further guidance from health staff.
- If you know you have a positive COVID-19 case, please do not come for testing. Instead follow the isolation guidelines, as listed on our COVID-19 webpage, and inform our staff if your student has had a positive COVID-19 test result.
Mr. James Blanton
Due to the rise of COVID cases in our region Foster High School will not have spectators at home athletic events in the month of January. Thank you for your support of Foster athletics and for helping us keep our student athletes, coaches and community safe.
Mr. James Blanton, principal of Foster High School