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COVID-19 testing site to open for Superior students, staff

Located in Northern Lights Elementary School, it will offer both rapid and PCR tests by appointment.

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The Superior School District announced this week it will be opening a COVID-19 testing center for students, staff and their families beginning Wednesday, Jan. 12 at Northern Lights Elementary School, 1201 N. 28th St.

The clinic will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday by appointment. People can register online for an appointment at register.covidconnect.wi.gov . Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, unless a signed consent form is on file in the health office.

Participants should arrive five minutes prior to their appointment and enter through door 12, the northwest entrance where buses drop off and pick up students. Parking is available at the side of the building by the clinic entrance or on Lamborn Avenue. Both rapid and PCR tests will be available, with results sent via email.

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A map provided by the Superior School District pinpoints the entrance that should be used for COVID-19 testing. The district will provide both rapid and PCR tests by appointment to students, staff and their families beginning Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Contributed / Superior School District
Contributed / Superior School District

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The clinic, which is being operated by a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, is not open to the general public.

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