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PASADENA UNIFIED TESTING PROGRAM

Testing Program FAQ

  • Why is Pasadena Unified conducting its own COVID-19 testing?

  • How often will the students and staff who work on campus be tested for COVID?

  • Will all students be tested?

  • Will Early Childhood Education and Adult School students and staff be part of the testing program?

  • What will happen if my child is absent on the day testing is scheduled?

  • Is Pasadena Unified working with the Pasadena Public Health Department and the City of Pasadena?

  • Will my test results be shared with any other entities and/or agencies?

  • Can my supervisor ask to see my test results?

  • Can I talk to someone who speaks Spanish if I have any questions?

  • Can a relative or friend of a student get tested for COVID-19?

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN SCHEDULING AND TAKING A PASADENA UNIFIED COVID TEST

  • Will I be able to choose the kind of COVID-19 test I receive?

  • Who is conducting the testing?

  • How much does testing cost?

  • What safety precautions are being taken during the testing process?

  • Is consent required for the COVID-19 test?

  • Can an employee or student be tested by their own healthcare provider?

  • How long does it take to receive test results?

  • What should I do if my test result is inconclusive, invalid or if I don’t receive a result within 2 days?

  • Where can I find my child’s student ID since I need to enter their Student ID to schedule an appointment?

  • Do I need to submit a hard copy of the consent and authorization forms?

  • If I’m symptomatic, can I get a COVID-19 test at the school to enter the campus?

  • If I miss my appointment, can I reschedule my test?

  • What if I am having trouble booking an appointment?