CHISD Offers COVID Tests & Vaccines
CHISD to Offer COVID Testing
The COVID testing will be available to all CHISD scholars and staff through the end of the school year including during winter break at the JoLynn Maddox Teaching & Learning Center, 1533 High Pointe Lane in Cedar Hill.
Testing is NOT required for staff or scholars, but the service is available for those who are interested or in need.
- The no-cost tests will be available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays.
- Enter at Door #2 on the east side of the building.
- COVID testing is free and available for all ages.
- Parents should accompany their scholars if they are unable to drive themselves to the site or not able to administer the nasal swab test themselves.
The CHISD Health Services Department is reminding all Longhorn scholars, and staff of some important COVID-19 guidelines to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
What should you do if you have symptoms for COVID-19?
DO NOT SEND YOUR SCHOLAR TO SCHOOL AND DO NOT COME TO WORK.
If you think you were exposed to COVID-19 and feel sick with fever, cough, or difficulty breathing, you should contact a healthcare provider and screened for COVID-19 testing.
Starting Monday September 9, CHISD will offer free COVID tests for all CHISD scholars, faculty and staff at the Maddox Teaching & Learning Center.
Follow the CDC's recommendations for what to do if you are sick or think you may be sick with COVID-19.
Stay home and only leave if you need medical attention. Seek help from others to get food or medication that you may need but do not allow them to enter your home unless it is absolutely necessary. You may need to order groceries and have delivered.
You should also distance yourself from others living in your household as much as possible by maintaining no less than 6 feet apart from them. If possible use a separate sleeping area and bathroom.
Wear a mask if you need to be around them and require them to do the same.
Maintain good hand hygiene by washing for no less than 20 sec.
Use separate utensils. Tips: plasticware
Clean all high touched areas in your home to keep from spreading to others.
Do not invite others over who do not live in your household.
Do not use public transportation.
What should you do if you test positive for COVID-19?
If you receive a positive, lab-confirmed test for COVID-19, follow the CDC's recommendations for self-isolation and care.
Call and report it to your child's school and employees should complete the COVID reporting form.