This is Movses Tarakhchyan, the Principal of Hesby Oaks Leadership Charter, which a quick update for LAUSD offering free COVID testing for students.
As Superintendent Austin Beutner explained in his October 5, 2020 Letter to the School Community, Los Angeles Unified School District is offering free COVID-19 tests to all students.
While participation is not mandatory at this time, we are asking parents to make an appointment for an initial test now to help us prepare for the opening of school for in-person instruction.
Although the date when schools will re-open for in-person instruction is not yet known, taking an initial test now will provide valuable information about the incidence of COVID-19 in the communities we serve.
The baseline testing will help reduce the spread of the disease by identifying those with the virus so they can be kept apart from others.
Immediately prior to the re-opening of schools, all students and staff who will be returning to schools will be provided with a further, back-to-school baseline test.
Please schedule an appointment as soon as possible for your child by clicking the button below:
You will need your child’s student ID number to schedule an appointment. You may obtain your child’s student ID number by accessing the Parent Portal, or by calling the LAUSD hotline at (213) 443-1300.
Once you’ve made the appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with details.
Please be prepared to show a printed or on-phone confirmation of the email prior to testing.
Please do not hesitate to contact the office for questions or concerns. Hesby’s school phone number is (818) 528-7000.