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Asymptomatic Testing - May 29

NEWS RELEASE                 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 27, 2021

Asymptomatic Testing

- Week of May 24-29 -

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, May 29, 2021 at Essex Public (elementary) School (72 Brien Ave. E., Essex). This will be open for the following school communities: Harrow Public School, Holy Name Catholic Elementary School, Essex District High School, St. Mary's Catholic School, Kingsville District High School, St. Anthony Catholic School, Western Secondary School, Kingsville Public School, Jack Miner Public School, Colchester North Public School and Gosfield North Public School.

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.