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COVID-19 Testing Information for Employees

employee testing schedule

March 8, 9, & 10

8:30 am - 4:30 pm  

Alameda High School Main Gym

 

Parking instructions

  • Park in the Alameda High parking lot on Oak Street - next to the swimming pool and Main Gymnasium.

  • You may also park at the City of Alameda Parking Lot located at 1416 Oak Street and walk to the Main Gymnasium. There is a 75 cent/hour charge for using this lot.

March 12, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Ruby Bridges Elementary School

  • Walk-ups only

 

march 8-12 testing flyer

 

As we look towards a safe reopening, our goal is to create the safest work environment for you and the healthiest campus for our students. We are now offering onsite COVID-19 testing to help reduce the spread of the virus by identifying asymptomatic cases and identify positive cases as early as possible. Based on the rate of cases in Alameda County we will be testing every 14 days.   

Onsite Testing: Overview 

  • About our partner, National Labs: National Labs is a Bay-area based CLIA & COLA certified reference laboratory specializing in COVID-19 and Toxicology testing. They have joined California's lab taskforce to provide necessary testing to local counties and companies. National Labs' goal is to help provide the safest school environment possible through the addition of a COVID-19 testing partnership. Trained medical staff will be available in multiple exclusive onsite collection centers throughout our district for convenience and fast results.  
  • Eligibility: All AUSD employees, contractors, coaches, and substitutes are eligible to take advantage of COVID-19 testing at our onsite collection centers
  • Type of COVID-19 tests: Specimens are collected via a non-invasive nasal swab that enters the nostril about an inch. Specimens are run via the gold-standard RT-PCR method which detects and identifies SARS-CoV-2 in patients.
  • Frequency of access to testing: We ask that employees take the COVID-19 test every 14 days.
  • What to expect: A friendly, safe and pain-free experience. Please wear your mask at all times until the collector instructs otherwise. All community areas are sanitized between employees and safe distancing will be practiced.
  • How much time should you allot:  <5 minutes. An initial Intake Form is requested with your first site visit. You will be asked to provide your health insurance info on the form. There is no cost to you. This will only have to be provided once.  The form is linked in the upper right hand of this page.
  • Process for test results: Test will be returned within 24-48 hrs after specimen collection. You will receive an email summary alert of one of the following test result types: Detected, Not Detected and Inconclusive. AUSD will have access to full report PDFs if requested.

If you have any questions, contact: Humera Khalil, Human Resources, hkhalil@alamedaunified.org.