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In-district COVID testing expands to staff, hours changed

Staff and students can now take advantage of weekly in-district COVID-19 testing.

The service is free, covered either through insurance or a grant Dutchess County received, Director of Special Projects Kristina Giangreco said.

Before testing, a pre-registration must be completed at Pre-registration only needs to be completed once.

All testing is conducted on Thursdays except for the week of Thanksgiving when it will be Tuesday, Nov. 23, due to the holiday.

Testing for students is done from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Columbus Administration Building, 18 South Perry Street. Parents must bring their children to the test site, transportation is not provided.

Beginning Nov. 18, staff testing will be available from 7:30-8:15 a.m. at Colombus, 10:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Poughkeepsie Middle School, 55 College Ave., and from 3-4:30 p.m. at Colombus