COVID testing and vaccination tips

Looking for a rapid covid test with same day results?

SPS is partnering with the Department of Health (DOH) Learn to Return Program and Premier Medical Group (PMG) to provide a regional COVID-19 testing clinic for your school community.

Location: South Shore K-8, 4800 S Henderson St, Seattle, WA 98118. Enter the clinic through the front doors of the school.

Southeast Regional Clinic Times:

• Monday – Friday, 4 to 8 p.m.

  • The clinic will be closed during the December winter break (Dec. 18 to

    Jan. 2). Saturday and Sunday clinics will be announced in January 2022.

  • Testing Information:

  • This is a walk-up clinic.

  • Test results will be shared by text the same day. To receive test results, you will need a smart phone or current email address.

  • This testing meets Department of Health rules for returning to school after a 7-day quarantine if your student remains without COVID-19 symptoms.

  • Testing is free and insurance is not required.

  • All students under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult at the clinic site.

  • Visitors and students must be masked and will be asked to physically distance while waiting for the test.

    Who is encouraged to test?

  • SPS students or staff who have COVID-19 symptoms, regardless of vaccination status.

  • SPS students or staff who have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19:

    • If fully vaccinated, test 5-7 days after exposure.

    • If unvaccinated, test immediately and again 5-7 days after exposure if test negative.

  • Unvaccinated students or staff who have been identified as a close contact of someone with COVID-19 and are eligible to return to school after a 7-day quarantine with a negative test on or after day 5 of exposure. You can find your child’s exposure date in the information communicated by Seattle Public Schools when they were required to quarantine.

  • Unvaccinated students and staff prior to travel and 3-5 days after domestic travel.

    Registration and Consent

    Registration and test consent can be done in advance or at the clinic. To register in advance with your smart phone, use the SPS clinic QR code:

You can also register online http://pmg.app.perseus.id/div/sps but will need a phone to receive an access code by text.

Steps for registration:

Step 1: Register yourself as a user. Parents or guardians must be registered before adding your child to the testing portal. Tip: Type in your phone number, don’t use auto fill.

Step 2: Select your child’s school, if not available select the SPS testing location and sign the consent

Step 3: Click the “Ready to Test” graphic
• Click “OK” when the popup box confirming your visit appears

Step 4: At the bottom of the screen use the + sign to add your student as a companion

Step 5: Complete the consent
Step 6: Share the testing QR code with clinic staff when you arrive If your child tests positive for COVID-19

  • You will get confirmation by text or email

  • You will receive a phone call from PMG requiring your child to isolate

  • Please let your child’s school know immediately if your child tests positive. This helps stop the spread of the virus and helps keep schools open. The central office nursing team will contact your family directly to provide additional information including when your child can return to school.

    If your child tests negative for COVID-19

  • A negative test can be emailed to your child’s school, or a hardcopy provided to the front office.

  • Please review the requirements for returning to school with a negative test.

  • We are excited to offer this new resource for families, students, and staff. Together we can keep our schools healthy and safe.

    Sophie Bo, BSN, RN, NCSN Ph: 206-252-6017
    Direct Fax: 206-743-3108 ssbo@seattleschools.org

    Vaccination and have sensory needs or anxiety?

    In partnership with King County Public Health and Discovery Health, Ryther (https://www.ryther.org/) is hosting our second vaccine clinic aimed at serving 5-11 year olds who may not be able to successfully access the vaccine elsewhere due to sensory needs or anxiety. Our goal is to create a low-stress environment with no wait lines, support from Ryther staff as well as the Discovery Health medical staff, and multiple sensory environments for the observation time after the shot. This clinic will be open to Ryther clients, children of employees, and community members and will be providing the Pediatric Pfizer dose to ages 5-11.

Follow this link for registration. some slots are still open!

https://prepmod.doh.wa.gov/appointment/en/reg/2012914969