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Saliva Testing

Saliva Testing

The Portsmouth Academy is part of the Hamphire & Isle of Wight saliva testing programme, led by University Hospital Southampton (UHS).  For full details please see: www.hiowsalivatest.nhs.uk

Letter to parents

We will be offering weekly tests for all pupils and staff in school.  This is completely optional.  If your child is in school and you would like them to participate, please can you complete this form: http://www.bit.ly/CV19TestConsent.  This form also allows you to opt in or out of Lateral Flow Testing.

Please see the video below for information as to how to take the test. We will collecting samples on a Wednesday & Friday mornings. Black collection boxes will be in entrances to school buildings.

Tests that are incorrectly bagged or labelled will not be tested.

Remember:
First thing
Add barcode
Bag & cloth
Second bag

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