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Asymptomatic Testing Clinic at Nora Frances Henderson, May 17, Open to All HWDSB Students and Staff

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Asymptomatic Testing Clinic at Nora Frances Henderson, May 17, Open to All HWDSB Students and Staff

Asymptomatic Testing Clinic  

NORA FRANCES HENDERSON SECONDARY SCHOOL 

Monday, May 17, 202111:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

**NOW OFFERED TO ALL HWDSB STAFF AND STUDENTS** 

Voluntary Asymptomatic Testing is now available to all staff and students in HWDSB at the host location. Even as we learn remotely, this testing clinic will help ensure that our schools remain a safe environment for those who are learning and working in-person as well as help our community.    

  • Monday, May 17 from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.   
  • Nora Frances Henderson Secondary School – 1770 Upper Sherman Ave, Hamilton 

Drop in when you can – NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED Participants can walkin to the location during the allocated testing time. 

Who is eligible for asymptomatic testing? 

Now offered to all students and staff in HWDSB and children and staff from our child care programs. Covid-19 testing is voluntary and only for asymptomatic individuals (those who are not experiencing any COVID19 symptoms.). Consent is required for student under 18 years old. The consent form is available on site. Students unaccompanied by a parent or guardian must bring signed consent. Download the consent form here: Life Labs Consent 

Why is asymptomatic testing being recommended? 

Asymptomatic testing is an important layer of protection that helps to track and prevent the spread of COVID19. Increased testing may also help to reduce stress and anxiety related to the virus by identifying cases early and avoiding outbreaks.  

What are the details about the test? 

The test process is very simple and safe and the collection site will be staffed by professionals who will be following a multitude of safety parameters. LifeLabs uses a swab like a Qtip that is inserted into the front part of the nostril and rotated for fifteen seconds (per nostril). After the sample is collected, the test results will then be available within 2448 hours on LifeLabs WorkClear Thrive application. Learn more: http://hwdsb.info/LifeLabs   

Questions: Contact your child’s school or HWDSB, 9055275092 or email info@hwdsb.on.ca. 

Updated on Friday, May 14, 2021.
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