2,000 Rapid Covid-19 Tests are Available For Lee Schools Students and Staff
The School District of Lee County has 2,000 rapid COVID-19 tests available for students and staff who present with symptoms of the virus while on campus.
The parents of students who have been placed in a school’s isolation room will be given the option to have their child tested, with results in 15 minutes.
“Golisano has created four teams that will spread out across the county and be ready to respond to a school where there is a need for a test,” Spicker said.
The tests are available for free and will be given on a first come, first serve basis.
Spicker said Lee Schools could receive more tests in the future.
“We expect there could be more, but we have no notice of when or how many,” Spicker said.
Lee Schools' rapid Covid-19 tests were discussed during a school board meeting held earlier in the week: