Covid-19 Testing

Abbott BinaxNOW Home Test Kit Last Updated: 5/3/2021 3:10 PM

image of the Abbott BinaxNow home COVID-19 test kit


Alexander Local School District is excited to announce the availability of the free Covid-19 antigen test kit.  This program has been made possible from the Ohio Department of Education. This is a "proctored test" with a eMed telehealth professional in the private setting of your home. The results will be reported to the health department and state agencies.

Brief procedure to obtain a test

  1. Determine your eligibility to use the test (Any Staff / Student with COVID-19 symptoms or directly exposed to a person with COVID-19 unless you are fully vaccinated)
  2. Meet the prerequisites to take the test which include: (a) computer with moveable webcam or laptop - Mac or Windows.  (B) internet connection (c) Android or Apple Smart Phone (D) Email Address
  3. Call the school 740-698-8831 option 3 (Nurses Station) and the school nurse will make a test available for you.


Supporting Documentation Links:

Alexander Free COVID-19 Testing Program Announcement

BinaxNOW Home- ODE Guidance for Schools

BinaxNOW Home COVID-19 Test FAQ

Ohio BinaxNOW Home test User Instructions