JANUARY 5- Take Home Rapid Test DIRECTIONS

At-Home Rapid Test Distribution

During 7th period on Wednesday, January 5th, all students received a kit of at-home rapid tests.  Each kit contains 2 tests and should be used for the same individual, regardless of vaccination status or presence of COVID-19 symptoms. Please ensure your student administers the first test the evening of January 5th.  

  • STUDENTS WHO ARE ABSENT ON DISTRIBUTION DAY:  Students who are not in school on Wednesday, January 5th may pick up a test in the main office hallway, during lunch on Thursday, January 6.

This use of this test should not be delayed and is not a substitute for testing after large gatherings or travel.  Instructions on how to use the tests are contained within the kit. It is a simple nasal swab that provides results in 15 minutes.  These tests are for students attending Blake High School only. They should not be used to test household members or others who do not attend Blake High School. 

Following the first test, if your student tests positive they must isolate at home for 10 days regardless of vaccination status. Please report the test result using the following link: MCPS Positive Result Reporting Form  and email your grade level administrator: