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COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 testing will be available for students who exhibit COVID-19 symptoms or are exposed to a person who has tested positive with COVID-19. Take Home Rapid Tests are available in the school offices. On-site testing will be available at the following locations for students and PAUSD staff:

District Office
25 Churchill Avenue
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cubberley Campus
4000 Middlefield Road
Monday – Friday
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Person with a COVID-19 Positive Test

  • Date of positive test or symptom onset is considered Day 0.
  • Isolate through at least Day 5.
  • May return as early as Day 6, with a negative test and no symptoms and no fever for at least 24 hours.
  • May return on Day 11 regardless of test status with improved symptoms and no fever for at least 24 hours.
  • Staff must wear a mask when around others until Day 11.
  • Students are encouraged to wear a mask when around others until Day 11.

Close Contact to a Person with COVID-19

  • May continue to attend school as long as they are not symptomatic.
  • Students are recommended to test 3-5 days after exposure, unless they had COVID in the last 90 days.
  • Staff are required to test 3-5 days after exposure, unless they had COVID in the last 90 days.
  • Staff are required to wear a mask when near others until Day 11 after the exposure date.
  • Students or staff with symptoms must stay home and get tested immediately.
  • Those with symptoms can return if test is negative once symptoms improve and no fever for at least 24 hours.