To further support successful in-person instruction and help diminish community transmission of COVID-19, the Yonkers Public Schools is collaborating with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) to provide COVID-19 rapid surveillance testing in schools using the BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Ag Card.
Students with parental consent and staff may volunteer to be tested at school. Students and staff consent forms are available at this linkand at testing sites. All results are confidential. Positive surveillance test results are required to be reported to the NYSDOH.
Surveillance Testing will take place at EVERY Yonkers Public School
WEDNESDAYS FROM 12:00 - 3:00PM FOR STUDENTS IN GROUPS E & C
GROUPS E & C AND STAFF FROM ALL YPS SCHOOL CAN BE TESTED ONLY
Roosevelt High School Early College Studies • 565 Tuckahoe Road
Eugenio Maria de Hostos MicroSociety School • 75 Morris Street
All Yonkers Public Schools prekindergarten through grade 12 students attending school in-person (Groups E and C) and all District staff are eligible to participate. Students and staff who tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 90 days or staff who are fully vaccinated will not be tested.