Safe Steps to Safe Schools

  • Los Angeles Unified COVID-19 Testing Program

    Los Angeles Unified is providing COVID-19 testing for all students and staff.

    All students and employees, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, participating in in-person instruction must participate in ongoing weekly COVID-19 testing. Additionally, all students and staff are required to have proof of a negative COVID-19 “baseline” test in order to come onto campus.

    Tests are free, quick, easy, and your personal information will remain confidential!


    >> Schedule your appointment today!

    While appointments are encouraged, no appointment is needed for Los Angeles Unified COVID-19 tests.


    In addition to these sites, mobile testing teams will be visiting schools to test students and staff on a weekly basis.

    Check out when the mobile COVID testing team will be at your school:


    If you have tested positive for COVID-19 and you are asymptomatic, and you wish to take a rapid antigen test on or after Day 5 of your isolation period to return early to work or school, you can visit a stationary symptomatic testing site.

    Employees must take the test and wait for their results at the testing location. It is strongly recommended that students take the test and wait for the results at the location, to ensure accuracy and an automatic upload into the Daily Pass. Students can, however, take the rapid test at home. A photo of the test result must be uploaded onto the Daily Pass and include the individual's full name, date of birth, and date of test on a separate piece of paper, visible in the photo.


  • Maps of COVID-19 Stationary Testing Sites

    Find a COVID-19 stationary testing site near you on the map below, and schedule your appointment. Please see above for more information about stationary sites.

  • Testing Program Information

    Please note:

    • Only legal guardians of students can schedule an appointment for their student(s). A student ID is required to make an appointment for a student.
    • Appointments are scheduled every 15 minutes with a maximum of 3 appointments per 15 minutes. If you are scheduling for more than 3 people, please schedule in two time slots or more according to the number of people needing an appointment.
    • Parents will need a Parent Portal account to schedule a COVID-19 Test Appointment for students. To register for an account, visit You can also access additional Parent Portal resources here.

    Testing Process
    Once you make an appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with appointment details. Testing will take place at a Los Angeles Unified site. Your confidential test result will be emailed to you following the test. All the information will be kept in a separate, secure database and only shared with the appropriate scientists, administrators and health authorities.

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  • Stationary Testing Sites

    Audubon Middle School
    4120 11th Ave., Los Angeles 90008

    Beethovan Early Education Center
    12939 Lucille Ave., Los Angeles 90066

    Bethune Middle School
    155 W 69th St., Los Angeles 90003

    Carver Middle School
    4410 McKinley Ave., Los Angeles 90011

    El Sereno Middle School
    2839 N Eastern Ave., Los Angeles 90032

    Evans Adult School
    717 N Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90012

    Gage Middle School
    2880 E Gage Ave., Huntington Park 90255

    Gardena High School
    1301 W 182nd St., Gardena 90248

    Monlux Elementary School
    6051 Bellaire Ave., North Hollywood 91606

    Pacoima Middle School
    9919 Laurel Canyon Blvd, Pacoima 91331

    West Valley Occupational Center
    6200 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills 91367

    Zelzah Testing Center
    6505 Zelzah Ave., Reseda 91335

  • Helpdesk

    For families: (213) 443-1300
    For employees: (213) 241-2700
    The helpdesk is open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for any questions about Los Angeles Unified and the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Student & family wellness:
    (213) 241-3840
    The helpdesk is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please call for support with mental health, immunizations, health insurance, food & housing, enrollment, and more.

  • COVID-19 Testing Consent

    To give consent for your child to receive periodic COVID testing in school, download the following form to sign and turn in to the front office at your school.

  • The following forms can be signed electronically when booking a COVID testing appointment via the Daily Pass. The PDFs are provided here as backups and for record keeping.