GCSD9 offers COVID-19 SHIELD Testing


Granite City, Ill., Sept. 1, 2021 – Granite City Community Unit School District #9 is pleased to announce that they will be offering COVID-19 SHIELD Testing to all students, teachers and staff in the district.


The SHIELD screening program tests for COVID-19 infection. BinaxNOW Rapid Tests will also be available in schools. This is a rapid antigen test that shows a positive or negative result within 15 minutes. This will help reduce symptomatic students from being sent home and siblings possibly from being quarantined. 


In order to opt-in for the SHIELD testing and BinaxNOW Rapid Tests, please login to your Skyward account and follow the steps included in the TUTORIAL.


For more information about Granite City School District #9, visit www.gcsd9.net.

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