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Mandatory COVID-19 Testing for Unvaccinated Employees

BACKGROUND:
 
On August 11, 2021, the Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, mandated that all TK-12 public school employees provide their employers with proof of vaccination for Covid-19 or participate in weekly Covid-19 testing.  
 
All districts in the State of California have a compliance deadline of October 15, 2021. 

NOTE: Tests are provided at test sites. 

 

Testing Option #1 -In-Person Weekly Testing

  1. Employees will have access to free/ self-administered CDPH approved Covid-19 PCR testing at:                

                                                Food Service Conference Room

                                                District Office (Food Services Conference Room)-

                                                550 Birch St., Lake Elsinore CA 92530

                                                Hours- 6:45 am to 5:15 pm

 

 

Testing Option #2 - Virtual Weekly Testing

  1. Employees have the option to perform the free/ self-administered CDPH approved Covid-19 PCR test via zoom on their assigned day between the hours of 6:45 am and 5:15 pm while a district health tech observes the testing.
  2. Employees will be provided a weekly test and a weekly zoom link.
  3. The self-administered test may be performed at the employees convenience on their assigned day, voluntarily at home, before or after school, in the car, etc.
  4. It is understood that employees will receive no compensation for this voluntary choice.
  5. The self-administered test may also be performed during their work hours, at their worksite when children are unable to observe..
  6. Employees may voluntarily utilize their own personal device or be provided a District device upon request.
  7. District will provide and inform employees of a designated space and device available for employees to utilize for testing on the work site.
  8. Employees shall return the completed and packaged test according to Curative directions to the designated test pick up/drop off location at their site on their assigned testing day or the following day the latest.

 

Testing Option #3 – Video Recorded/Emailed Weekly Testing

  1. Employees have the option to perform the free/ self-administered CDPH approved Covid-19 PCR test while recording themselves on video and emailing the video to covid19test@leusd.k12.ca.us on their assigned day between the hours of 6:45 am and 5:15 pm.
  2. Employees will be provided a weekly test.
  3. The self-administered test may be performed at the employees convenience on their assigned day, voluntarily at home, before or after school, in the car, etc.
  4. It is understood that employees will receive no compensation for this voluntary choice.
  5. The self-administered test may also be performed during their work hours, at their worksite when children are unable to observe.
  6. Employees may voluntarily utilize their own personal device or be provided a District device upon request.
  7. District will provide and inform employees of a designated space and device available for employees to utilize for testing on the work site.
  8. Employees shall return the completed and packaged test according to Curative directions to the designated test pick up/drop off location at their site on their assigned testing day or the following day the latest.

 

Testing Option #4 – Providing Test Results From Their Own Provider.

  1. Employees have the option to procure their own Covid-19 test, at employee’s expense, and submit the results to covid19test@leusd.k12.ca.us
  2. Employees will provide test results weekly on their assigned day.
  3. Selected test must be PCR or Antigen Test
  4. Any PCR (molecular) or antigen test used must either have Emergency Use Authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or be operating per the Laboratory Developed Test requirements by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

 

Testing Option #5 – Supervisor/Administrator Observed

  1. Employees have the option to perform the free/ self-administered CDPH approved Covid-19 PCR test while being observed by their supervisor/administrator.
  2. Employees will be provided a weekly test.
  3. The self-administered test may be performed at an available time that is mutually agreeable.
  4. Employees shall return the completed and packaged test according to Curative directions to the designated test pick up/drop off location at their site on their assigned testing day or the following day the latest.