COVID-19 Antigen Testing (Rapid Test)

COVID-19 Antigen Testing (Rapid Test)

Doniphan R-1 has been approved to test school personnel and students for COVID-19 using a rapid antigen test.  The district’s medical personnel (nurses) has completed the required training and are certified to administer the test.  The test consists of a minimally invasive anterior nasal swab and yields results in 15 minutes. 

 

Student Testing:

  • Testing will NOT be administered without consent from a parent/legal guardian
  • Parent or legal guardian must be present during testing
  • Student must exhibit COVID-19 symptoms before a test can be administered
  • Test will be administered in an isolated testing room which is separate from the nurse’s office
  • All test results will be reported to the Ripley County Health Department
  • No cost for the test

 

Employee Testing:

  • Employee must exhibit COVID-19 symptoms before a test can be administered
  • Test will be administered in an isolated testing room which is separate from the nurse’s office
  • All test results will be reported to the Ripley County Health Department
  • No cost for the test

 

 

If you have questions, please contact the nurse’s office at 573-996-3667 x. 1113