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COVID-19 Information

Child feeling ill?

Please call or email to report all illnesses right away.

(831) 761-6177


If you leave a voicemail or email be sure to include:

  • Student's full name

  • All Symptoms

  • Date of onset of illness

  • Call back number

Student must have a negative PCR test before returning to campus (see Test Off-Campus for locations)

Testing on campus


Available through Inspire Diagnostics on campus Mondays and Thursdays 8:00 - 9:00 am

Santa Cruz COE COVID-19 Testing For School Community and FAQs

To register click here

Testing Permission

AFTER you have signed up with Inspire Diagnostics, contact the office if you want your child to be tested weekly or for an exposure event only.

If you want your student to be included in surveillance and exposure event testing using PCR testing, please register with Inspire Diagnostics right away to avoid delay at testing time.

Testing Schedule Survey - coming soon

did you get an exposure notice?

If your child is symptomatic, please keep them home, notify school, and schedule a test. (see Test Off Campus for locations)

If your child is asymptomatic and:

  • Unvaccinated.. they can stay in school if they get tested at the next on-campus PCR testing date. (see Test On-Campus)

  • Vaccinated..they do not need to be quarantined, but you must show proof of vaccination.

Sample Notification Letterthis what you can expect to receive if your student is exposed on campus.

Testing off campus

3 Drive-Thru Testing Locations Currently Available for All Students, Staff, and Families

Testing Available in Aptos, Watsonville, and Santa Cruz Monday-Saturday!

Santa Cruz COE COVID-19 Testing For School Community

COVID Resources