COVID-19 Testing - Resources for School Staff

Our goal is to safely ensure that students and staff can safely participate in in-person learning, and we know that COVID-19 testing is a way to help us achieve that goal. To better help our school staff, we have laid out resources to help you better impliment COVID-19 testing in your schools.

This page will be updated frequently with forms, tools and resources. 

School COVID-19 Testing Programs Overview

Test to Stay Intent to Participate Form and CLIA Waiver Application

Testing Options Overview Letter for Parents and Families (TEMPLATE) 

Social Media Toolkit

COVID-19 Social Media Toolkit

Helpful resources can be found on the CDC's COVID-19 Communications Testing Toolkit webpage.

Testing Flowcharts

COVID-19 Testing At-A-Glance Flowchart

COVID-19 Testing Types Flowchart

COVID-19 Response Testing Flowchart

You can also learn about each testing type by visiting these webpages:


BinaxNOW: What You Need to Know

Test to Stay Onboarding Checklist

Webinar: Overview of COVID-19 Testing Programs (Oct. 8, 2021)

Test to Stay Template Letters

School Letter to Parents: Positive Results of In-School COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test

School Letter to Parents: Negative Results of In-School COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test

School Letter to Parents: Letter for Close Contacts and Rollout of Test to Stay


If you have any questions or comments, please email

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