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Asymptomatic Testing - Leamington

NEWS RELEASE  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 18, 2021

Asymptomatic Testing

- week of March 15-21 -

The four school boards in the Windsor – Essex County area will once again provide access to free, voluntary testing opportunities for in-person students, staff and children at day cares within the designated schools, who are not currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms (asymptomatic) but want to get tested.

The next clinic run by our third-party vendor, Lifelabs, will be Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Leamington District Secondary School (80 Oak St. W., Leamington). This will be open for the following school communities in the N8H postal code: Leamington District Secondary School, Queen Elizabeth Public School, Mt. Carmel-Blytheswood Public School, M.D. Bennie Public School, Gore Hill Public School, Cardinal Carter Catholic Middle and High School, St. Louis Catholic School, École élémentaire catholique St-Michel, and École secondaire catholique l'Essor students from Leamington.

Lifelabs will be providing PCR testing, with a walk-in schedule:

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. School staff
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.Surname beginning with letter A
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Surname beginning with letter B
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Surname beginning with letter C or D
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Surname beginning with letter E, F or G
11:30 – 12:00 p.m. Surname beginning with letter H, I or J
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Surname beginning with letter K or L
12:30 – 1:00 p.m. Surname beginning with letter M or N
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Surname beginning with letter O, P or Q
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Surname beginning with letter R or S
2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Surname beginning with letter T, U or V
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Surname beginning with letter W, X, Y or Z

Consent will be required from parents / guardians of students under 18 years of age.

For more information contact: Scott Scantlebury (GECDSB) @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224; Stephen Fields (WECDSB) 519-253-2481 ext. 1246; Julie Vanghelder (CSV) 647-284-0811; Joseph Picard (CSCP) (519) 948-9227, ext. 240.