Parents can provide consent to enroll your child in our school's COVID-19 testing program. Students enrolled in our program will receive a weekly rapid COVID-19 test which provides results within 10 minutes. This is optional for students. Parents that would like to enroll their child in our testing program must fill out our online consent form. The link will be provided down below.
Students will be tested once a week. The test consists of a simple and non-invasive nasal swab. Results are provided within 10 minutes.
Parents will receive the results of the test. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy High School will also receive the results. All results are kept confidential and are protected under HIPAA and FERPA.
Regarding Positive Results
Students that have a positive test result will be quarantined in a designated area to await pickup from parent. Parent should then contact the primary care physician as soon as possible. Student will not be able to return to school until they meet the IDPH criteria to return. Please make sure to report the positive test result using the IHSCA student self-report online form.
LINK TO ENROLL YOUR CHILD AND PROVIDE CONSENT