LPS Rapid COVID-19 Testing Site Information

  • LPS will be offering rapid Covid-19 testing at our testing facility, located at 300 Blue Jay Drive, which is just south of the Liberty High School Activities Complex. This testing opportunity will be offered only for LPS staff the first week of November 30 - December 4, then will be offered to both staff and students beginning Monday, December 7, 2020. Below, you will find important information to know regarding the testing site and procedures: 

    • The BinaxNOW Rapid Test is only viable with individuals who are within days 1-7 of symptom onset.
    • Tests are available by appointment only and require pre-authorizations from Liberty Public Schools.
    • There will be a limited number of testing appointments available each day. 
    • Hours of operation for the testing site: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–3 p.m.
    • The test is offered at no cost to LPS staff and students.
    • The test is strictly voluntary/optional, and any student under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their parent or guardian, who will be required to provide consent for the test.
    • Test results will be available approximately 15 minutes after being administered. 
    • The BinaxNOW Rapid Test boasts a high accuracy rate (97.1% sensitivity).
    • The primary purpose of the test is to more quickly identify COVID-19 positive individuals and isolate them at home so as not to spread the virus more widely.  
    • Any positive test result will require that the individual self-quarantine per public health guidance.
    • Any negative test result may necessitate further testing.  Additionally, students/staff who test negative will not be permitted to return to school or work until further evaluation is completed and there is an improvement of symptoms.

Access to Testing - LPS Staff

    • LPS Human Resources will initiate the process for LPS staff  
    • LPS staff will be given priority for available time slots.
    • Once Verification to receive a test has occurred LPS staff will receive an email confirmation
      • Enclosed in the email will be login and password information
    • All staff will be required to give consent. 
      • Once Consent has been received, staff will receive a second email with access to the scheduling portal.

Access to Testing - LPS Student

    • LPS Nursing Services at school sites will generate the approval for a student to receive testing.
    • Once Verification to receive a test has occurred the Parent/Guardian will receive an email confirmation
      • Enclosed in the email will be login and password information
    • A parent must accompany any student under the age of 18.
    • The Parent or Guardian will be required to sign consent for anyone under the age of 18.
      • Once Consent has been received, a second email will be sent with information to access the scheduling portal.

Testing process - LPS Students and LPS Staff

  • Testing will occur at the LPS Rapid Testing Facility located just south of the football field complex at Liberty High School. The address is 300 Blue Jay Drive and is best accessed from Conistor street.

    • Staff and or Parent/Guardian will sign in with the username and password provided via email, and accept the testing consent form. 
      • Once the consent form has been completed, you will receive a separate email with instructions for scheduling the test.
      • When you arrive at the testing site, call 816-736-6856 to let staff know you are on site. 
      • A parent or guardian must accompany any child under 18.
      • Photo identification must be provided prior to the administration of the test.
      • The test will be conducted in a drive-through format.
        • You will be required to wait for your test results in a designated area. (approximately 20 mins)
    • Positive Test Results
      • If the test is positive, you will receive notice regarding the District's quarantine protocols. 
    • Negative Test Results
      • If the test is negative, further in-depth testing may be required.  Additionally, students/staff who test negative will not be permitted to return to school/work until further evaluation is completed and there is an improvement of symptoms.

     

Testing Site Location

  • 300 Blue Jay Dr.
    Liberty, MO 64068
    (816) 736-6856

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