Information about the weekly COVID screening program in Harvard, Mass.
For a one-page overview of the Harvard screening program, click here.
Frequently asked questions about
the screening program.
An overview of the screening program, presented to the School Committee on December 30, 2020. Contains much the same information as the FAQs. Here is a link to the Zoom meeting at which it was presented.
The front page of the district’s website has the latest information on the schools’ COVID-specific policies.
To enroll your child in the HPS COVID-Safe Schools testing program, fill out this form and bring it to your school nurse. If your child is 18 years or older, or if you are a school employee joining the testing program, use this form.
Please note: These consent forms are for pooled testing only. If you/your child becomes part of a positive pool, the school nurse will provide additional forms that are required by law for individual tests.
The COVID-Safe Schools screening program for the Harvard Public School system is
funded by donations from individuals, businesses, foundations, and local organizations, and by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education of the State of Massachusetts.
The Harvard Schools Trust provided the fiscal structure needed to collect and distribute donations for this effort.
The Broad Institute is a national leader in PCR testing for COVID-19. They provide testing services for many colleges and universities, including MIT, Tufts, and Emerson College, among others.
This startup company in Cambridge, Mass., is providing all client-facing services for the Harvard Public School system, including computer software, consumables, training, documentation, and more.