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Veritas Routine COVID Safety Check Update

Veritas Routine COVID Safety Check Update

Dear BPS Families,

Please note important changes to the Routine COVID Safety Check (pooled testing) program

BURBANK FAMILIES CHANGES TO TEST DAY SCHEDULE - EFFECTIVE the week of February 13, 2022

  • Burbank’s last Friday test day will take place on Friday February 11, 2022.
  • Burbank will begin testing on Tuesdays on February 15, 2022 TESTING WILL NO LONGER TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAYS AFTER THIS DATE

NOTICE TO ALL BPS FAMILIES PARTICIPATING IN ROUTINE COVID SAFETY CHECKS (pooled testing)

  • Testing WILL take place the week of February 13, 2022 (week before February break).
  • Testing will resume when we return from February break – enjoy your vacation
  • CIC will no longer staple the directions to the outside of the test kits. Veritas is providing written documentation inside of the test kits. Please refer to this link if you want to reference the BPS written directions

REMINDERS

  • REGISTER YOUR KIT
  • CLEARLY LABEL THE TUBE WITH FULL NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH
  • MAKE SURE THE INK USED TO LABEL THE TUBE HAS NOT SMUDGED
  • CLEARLY LABEL THE TUBE WITH FULL NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH – Tubes that are not labeled, unregistered, or smudged will not be processed. (YES, this is intentionally written twice)
  • YOU MUST HAVE A CONSENT OF FILE
  • SUBMIT YOUR SAMPLE ON YOUR SCHEDULED DAY BEFORE 10 AM
  • THIS TESTING IS FOR ASYMPTOMATIC INDIVIDUALS
  • IF YOU RECEIVE AN EMAIL FROM VERITAS (check your SPAM mail), OPEN IT. THE EMAIL WILL CONTAIN AN INDIVIDUAL RESULT DUE TO A POSITIVE POOL. IF THE INDIVIDUAL RESULT IS POSITVE, ISOLATE YOUR STUDENT IMMEDIATELY.

Thank you,
BPS Nurses

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