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By Drew Lawson
The Times 

Davenport SD part of COVID-19 rapid testing pilot program

 

Last updated 1/21/2021 at 4:10pm

Drew Lawson | The Times

Davenport High School history teacher Matt Henry administers a rapid COVID-19 test to himself Jan. 19. The district is one of 12 statewide participating in a rapid testing program.

DAVENPORT-The school district here is one of 12 districts statewide participating in a COVID-19 rapid testing pilot program, where staff members voluntarily test themselves using a swab and receive results within 24 hours of the swabs arriving at a lab.

The process involves a few coughs and the ability to summon saliva.

"Our district is one of 12 school districts that have been recently selected by the Washington State Department of Health to participate in a state-funded COVID-19 school based voluntary testing pilot," superintendent Jim Kowalkowski said. "Some of the other districts are...



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