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Student and Staff COVID-19 Testing


AUSD's Board of Education voted on September 2, 2021 to require COVID-19 testing of all unvaccinated students up to two times per month. Starting the week of September 20 AUSD will also be testing all 6th graders twice weekly. This will replace the  "modified quarantine" put into place when there is a positive case in those classrooms.

Regular testing in elementary schools will take place up to two times per month during the school day, according to the schedule below.


Dates School
1/24-25 Maya Lin School
1/26 Bay Farm School
1/27 Paden Elementary School
1/31 Edison Elementary School
2/1 Love Elementary School
2/2-2/3 Earhart Elementary School
2/4 Franklin Elementary School
2/7 Ruby Bridges Elementary School
2/8-2/9  Otis Elementary School
2/10 Maya Lin Elementary School

At the same time, we will be offering voluntary testing at our secondary sites several days per week from 3 pm to 6 pm, as well as Saturdays 9 am to 5 pm.  This testing is open to all AUSD students and staff.


Days School
Mon. & Wed., 3 pm-6 pm; Sat., 9 am-5 pm Alameda High School
Wed., 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm STAFF ONLY Alameda High School
Tues., Thurs., Fri., 3 pm-6 pm Encinal Jr. & Sr. High
Mon. & Thurs., 3 pm-4:30 pm Lincoln Middle School
Tues. & Fri. 3 pm-4:30 pm Wood Middle School
Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm Alameda High School and Encinal Jr. & Sr. High School 


About national labs

National Labs, who is performing our student and staff testing,  is a Bay-area based CLIA & COLA certified reference laboratory specializing in COVID-19 and Toxicology testing. They have joined California's lab taskforce to provide necessary testing to local counties and companies. National Labs' goal is to help provide the safest school environment possible through the addition of a COVID-19 testing partnership. Trained medical staff will be available in multiple exclusive onsite collection centers throughout our district for convenience and fast results.  

contact information

If you have questions regarding student COVID-19 testing, please email

If you have questions about employee testing, please contact

We will respond as promptly as possible to your questions.