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COVID -19 Testing Kits

Dear Avoca Families,  

Governor Kathy Hochul identified a statewide goal of having as many students as possible tested for COVID-19 as school resumes on January 3.  To accomplish this, the state will be providing enough testing kits to test every student. The Governor has asked that these tests be supplied to families as soon as possible.

It is the intent of the Avoca Central School District to begin providing these test kits to families beginning Tuesday, January 4th.

We also want it to be clear that there is no requirement for families to test their children with these test kits, but the State is encouraging families to do so.

To ensure that these test kits are delivered safely to all students’ families through delivery in your child's backpack or by picking them up at the school, we ask that you complete this survey. If you don't have the capability to complete the online survey you may call 607-566-3000 to request a test kit or if you have any questions.  We will not send test kits home unless they are requested.
Stephen Saxton

If you administer a home over-the-counter COVID-19 test and test positive please self report your positive results on the Steuben County Department of Health website reporting form at this link: