Rapid COVID-19 testing pilot program coming to Washington schools

Starting next week, some teachers and staff in Auburn will be the first to take part in a rapid COVID-19 testing program.

AUBURN, Wash. — Starting next week, some teachers and staff in Auburn will be the first to take part in a rapid COVID-19 testing program.

School districts in Washington state are partnering with Seattle Children’s Research Institute for the pilot program.

So far, the Auburn School District has received 7,680 test kits. The school district has more than 16,700 students and 2,600 staff members.

Students 11 years and older will be able to participate, as well as family members and

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