Grand Rapids Public Schools–Kent County Health Department–Artic Medical Laboratories
Ken-O-Sha Park School Door B
1353 Van Auken St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Good Afternoon Staff and Families,
Grand Rapids Public Schools, Kent County Health Department and Artic Medical Laboratories are partnering to provide COVID-19 testing for Kent County school staff and studentsat Ken O Sha Park Elementary(1353 Van Auken St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508, Door B). This testing is available to staff and students ONLY who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 12:00-2:30 pm by appointment beginning October 25, 2021.
|Common symptoms associated with COVID-19 include:|
|Temperature 100.4 degrees F or higher OR feels warm to touch. New cough or change in cough. Shortness of breath. Loss of taste or smell||Sore throat. Body aches. Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. Severe headache. Extreme Tiredness. Congestion or runny nose|
Step 1: Schedule your appointment here: COVID testing site scheduler (you are welcome to sign up at the most convenient location through this scheduler).
Step 2: Complete the registration paperwork for your appointment using this link or QR code: COVID testing registration information.
Upon arrival at Ken O Sha, please pull up under the canopy along the southeast side of the building outside DOOR B (the former preschool) and remain in your vehicle. Arctic Lab staff will bring the testing supplies out to your vehicle. This is a Saliva PCR test which will be sent to a laboratory to determine if COVID is detected. To take this test, you cannot eat, drink, smoke, or chew gum for a ½ hour before the test so please refrain from doing so for 30 minutes prior to your appointment.
Test results will be texted or emailed using the information you provide in the registration link.
For more information follow this link: School Laboratory Partnership
For questions about your returned test results, call the Arctic Medical Labs
Customer Support line @ 616.747.0307