Onsite Screening and Testing

  • COVID Testing

    FREE COVID-19 testing is now available for students who become symptomatic during the school day or are unable to attend school due to COVID-19 like symptoms. Screening/Testing is also available for our staff.

  • How does this work for students?
    If a student presents with symptoms of COVID-19 at school:

    • The student will be sent to the health office immediately.
    • The parents/guardians will be contacted to pick up their child from school. At this time, they will be given the opportunity to provide verbal consent for free COVID-19 testing on site.
    • If consent is given, the test will be administered in the school health office by swabbing the nose or throat.
    • Parents will have the opportunity to provide signed consent for the results to be shared with the district COVID Liaison to aid in contact tracing in the event of a positive test result.
    • Test results will be provided to the parent/guardian within 24 hours via email or text message.

    If a student stays home due to COVID-19 like symptoms:

    • Parents would report their child’s absence with the school health office.
    • Parents may access FREE COVID-19 testing for their child and any other family members at the D33 Mobile COVID-19 Testing 
  • How does this work for staff?
    Weekly staff screening:

    • Every Monday staff can self-administer the screen In their respective building or our mobile trailer parked in front  of Pioneer Elementary school
    • You will NOT NEED to quarantine as you wait for the results. 

    Testing for symptomatic staff:

    • Testing is available M-F in each building or in our mobile trailer parked in front  of Pioneer Elementary school
    • Staff will need to quarantine as you wait for the results due to being symptomatic

    Why should I be screened if I am fully vaccinated? 

    • The vaccine protects you but not those who are not fully vaccinated. 
    • Provides assurance to students, families and colleagues that we are using all of the safety mitigation measures available to us.
    • Provides you with peace of mind and assurance to be able to share time with your loved ones without worrying that you might get them sick.
    • Adds an extra layer of protection for those around you.
    • It is FREE.
    • Does not require you to quarantine unless you are symptomatic or return positive.

     

Mobile COVID Testing Site

  • Mobile COVID Testing Site Location:
    Pioneer Elementary School
    615 Kenwood Avenue
    West Chicago, IL 60185

    Hours of Operation
    Monday through Thursday
    7:00AM - 4:00PM Testing

    Friday
    7:00AM - 2:00PM 

    For more information please email [email protected]

     

  • Need to know:

    • The FREE RT-PCR test will be used, which is the test required for the return to school, return to work, travel, etc.
    • Results will be available in 24 hours and sent via email.
    • This is a FREE service being offered by District 33 and is available for all staff, students and family members.