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DCPS Reminds Families to Take and Submit COVID-19 Tests Before Returning from February Break

Thursday, February 16, 2023


(WASHINGTON, DC) – DC Public Schools (DCPS) wants to remind DCPS families that all students and staff are expected to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result before returning to school following next week’s break. Families should administer their student’s test and upload their test results to on Sunday, February 26, 2023

Here’s what DCPS families need to know: 

  1. Schools will distribute COVID-19 test kits to students before the break. 
  2. Families can also pick up a rapid test kit from any District COVID Center, located in all 8 wards. You can find the COVID Center locations and hours at  
  3. Families should administer their child’s rapid test on Sunday, February 26 and visit to upload the test results by 9:00 p.m. that evening.    
  4. Schools will reopen after February Break on Monday, February 27, 2023. Any student who returns after that day will also be expected to provide proof of a negative test. 

DCPS families should report their child’s results by: 

  1. Visiting
  2. Entering your student’s name, address, a contact email, a contact phone number, their school, the date of their test, and their test results. 
  3. Uploading a photo or PDF of your results. 

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