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Diagnostic COVID Testing at WCS

January 12, 2022

Good Afternoon WCSD School Community,

Diagnostic Testing (symptomatic individuals):

In an attempt to obtain tests and results in a timely manner for Warsaw Central School students and staff, WCSD will offer diagnostic testing. Diagnostic testing will be performed in the parking lot directly in front of the Middle/High School Cafeteria in drive-thru fashion. Testing will begin on Friday, January 14.

Monday       3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday  5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Friday          3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 

*Drive-thru testing will be available on days that school is in session.

If you would like to schedule an appointment for testing, email before 3:00 p.m. anytime on the day of the testing and an appointment will be scheduled. 

  • Procedure for diagnostic testing (symptomatic students and staff members):
    • Email to schedule an appointment.
    • Arrive at MHS Cafeteria parking lot at scheduled time (pull up to the sidewalk parallel to the MHS Cafeteria)
    • Remain in automobile (keep your mask on) - you will be greeted by test administrator
    • Complete appropriate paperwork
    • Test will be administered 
    • You will be free to leave after the test is administered. You will be notified if results are positive via the phone number provided on consent form.
    • Please note: that test results will be for WCSD purposes only and written documentation will not be provided. However, positive results will be uploaded to the NYSDOH. 

Report a Positive COVID-19 Home Test:

Effective Tuesday, January 11, residents will be able to visit and choose “Report a Positive COVID-19 Home Test” under the “Quick Links” option to self-report a positive at-home COVID-19 test. New York State will notify you by text or email message regarding how to access your “AFFIRMATION OF ISOLATION”. Please provide accurate contact information when you report your positive test. Anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 should self-isolate immediately for 5 days: Day 0 is the day of symptom onset, or (if asymptomatic) the day of collection of the first positive specimen.

If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days, you can leave your house. Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days. It is important to continue with self-isolation from household members as much as you are able.

We will keep you updated on changes as they become available. 


Matthew Wilkins
Superintendent of Schools