One Rapid Test that Detects Both COVID-19 AND Influenza – Consent Form Needed
BD Triplex, which detects COVID-19 and Influenza A & B in one single test, is now available at St. John and can be used to test students who have symptoms of illness. BD Triplex is a new rapid antigen test offered by the Department of Health (DOH).
- The following consent form must be signed by a parent/guardian in order for a student to be tested using BD Triplex. Parents/guardians will be notified prior to the student being tested.
- This test will only be available at school because it requires a specific analyzer to obtain results. Results will be available after 15 minutes.
- Parents/guardians will be notified of their student’s test results.
- For more information and FAQs, please read this letter.
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