COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Testing

Testing allows people to take precautions, like isolation, in a timely manner to stop the virus from spreading. Timely testing of symptomatic students, children and staff helps reduce lost days of in-person instruction. There are options to access COVID-19 testing in Washington State, including:

  • At-home tests:
    • Households in Washington State can get at-home tests from retail stores or Home - Say Yes! To Covid Test ( Most insurance covers the costs   of up to 8 at-home tests per individual per month.
  • Community testing: Families can access COVID-19 testing at community testing locations around Washington State. For locations visit Testing Locations | Washington State Department of Health or call the DOH Hotline at 833-829-4357.
  • Medical providers and clinics: Families may be able to access COVID-19 testing through their medical provider or local health clinic.

CPSD COVID-19 Testing Center

Clover Park School District has partnered with Health Commons and CIC Health to operate the CPSD COVID-19 testing center for staff and students due to COVID-19 illnesses and exposures. The testing center is located at the Harry E. Lang Stadium, 6015 111th St. SW, Lakewood, WA 98499. The testing center is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The testing center will be closed on holidays. You can follow this link CIC Health Testing Clinic to register to get your child tested.

Parents/family members must accompany students to the testing center to complete permission forms. After students are registered, CIC Health staff will administer the nose swab and complete the testing process. Students and families do not need to wait at the testing site for results. Results will be sent electronically to the individuals who have registered and tested.

Parents should share the test results with their child's school for them to be cleared to return to school by submitting a confidential report form through Skyward.

If a student is in isolation after testing positive and the family decides not to test their student on or after the 5th day, the student must isolate for 10 full days from the symptom onset date or the positive test collection date if asymptomatic.

Parents: It is important to notify your child’s school if your child is sick and/or tested positive for COVID-19 by submitting a confidential report form through Skyward.

  • The report form can be found under the Forms tab.