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BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Home Test

Last Updated: 4/22/2021 9:31 PM

BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Home Test

Canton Local Schools has partnered up with Stark County ESC and the Ohio Health Department to distribute the BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Home Test kits. 

 Who?

BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Home Test kits will be available for symptomatic students and staff members.  Parents will be required to pick up the voluntary test kit at the school.  The test kits will not be sent home with students. If your child exhibits symptoms of COVID-19, please do not send them to school but please call the school to report their absence and request a home test kit if desired. 

 

What?

BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Home Test will be distributed at each building through the nursing clinic.

 

How?

The BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Home Test kits have clear instructions on how to administer the at home test through a teleconference with a telehealth proctor. Kits will be distributed at each building through the nursing clinic. Parents will be required to pick up the voluntary test kit at the school.   The test kits will not be sent home with students. The results will be electronically shared with parents and the Stark County Health Department. 

 

Where?

At home online through the NAVICA App with the Binax TeleHealth proctor.  No tests will be performed at school.

 

Here is a link with more information test.https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/diagnostics-testing/new-at-home-covid-test.html