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Asymptomatic Testing

The Ministry of Education has mandated school boards in Ontario to provide asymptomatic testing for school staff and students. This initiative is called "Expanded Targeted Testing in Schools". 

  • asymptomatic testing will be conducted in at least 5% of GECDSB schools each week (3 schools)
  • we are required to reach at least 2% of our student population each week
  • testing is voluntary
  • testing will be conducted by a third party vendor (to be announced)
  • testing will be conducted after school hours, on weekends, during the school days, or a combination
  • the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will provide epidemiological data to help determine at which schools or geographic areas testing will be provided 
  • we are working with our co-terminus board to provide convenient access to testing