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. This is in accordance with the most recent guidance from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. 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.


    If you have been exposed to a positive individual or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please visit a designated symptomatic site for testing:

    • Gage Middle School, 2880 E. Gage Ave., Huntington Park 90255
    • Gardena High School, 1301 W 182nd St., Gardena 90248
    • Zelzah Testing Center, 6505 Zelzah Ave., Reseda 91335
    • Audubon Middle School, 4120 11th Ave., Los Angeles 90008
    • Pacoima Middle School, 9919 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Pacoima 91331

    >> Schedule your symptomatic appointment today!


    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, please visit a designated site Monday to Friday 7:15 AM to 4:30 PM, and Saturday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Sites are walk-in only (no appointments) and will be available starting Tuesday, January 18.

    • West Valley Occupational Center, 6200 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills 91367
    • Edison Middle School, 6500 Hooper Ave., Los Angeles 90001
    • Wilson High School, 4500 Multnomah St., Los Angeles 90032
    • Legacy LC, 5220 Tweedy Blvd., South Gate 90280
    • Daniel Webster Middle School, 11330 Graham Pl., Los Angeles 90064
    • LD Central Office (Previous Lanterman Site), 2328 St James Pl., Los Angeles 90007
    • Maclay Middle School Wellness Center, 12541 Gain St., Pacoima 91331


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

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

  • 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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  • New COVID-19 Policies for Spring 2022 Semester

    Please note that all policies are subject to change as case rates change and guidance from health officials evolves. Learn more at

  • 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.

  • Stationary Testing Sites

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

    Beethovan Early Education Center
    13048-13000 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 Elementry 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