COVID-19 School Health Forms & Resources

  • COVID-19 Antigen Testing

    State Contracted Antigen Testing

    The Divison of Public Health has contracted with Quidel for COVID-19 testing in Delaware schools. Learn more at https://www.dhsscovidschooltest.com/ or email InsideSales@quidel.com.

    Non-State Contracted Antigen Student Testing

    (Please note this may include information limiting to asymptomatic students and staff.  Please make adjustments as needed to address symptomatic students and staff)

    Helpful resources for implementing student COVID-19 antigen testing:

    • Initiating antigen testing in your district/charter: Frequently asked questions (FAQS)
    • Delaware is offering two suppliers of antigen testing at this time.
    • Implementation checklist (Excel) - Designed to help organize the steps required for in-school antigen testing.
    • Ordering Medical Provider

      • DPH is able to serve as the ordering physician.
      • DPH recommends that schools/districts identify a community-based ordering provider (MD/DO, PA, NP) to provide any necessary guidance or assitance related to interpreting tests of other medical matters.  This individual might be associated with a local medical practice, health care system associiated with a school-based wellness center (if applicaable), or a medical provider with an associatons to the school from the community.
    • Biomedical Waste Information

    • The Centers for Medicare & Medical Services (CMS) Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)

      • Initial Application
      • Send completed form to CLIA.delaware@delaware.gov   Because of the Public Health Emergency, once you receive your CLIA number, you are able to begin testing.  A fee coupon will be sent to you to submit payment. Your printed CLIA waiver will then be sent to you.   
    • Testing Supply Request form (SHOC)

      • Order form Be sure to click submit button at bottom of form.
      • Instructions (Note: Please order for a 2-4 week supply only.  The testing supplies do have an expiration date.  DPH is getting a rolling supply.)
    • DHSS DPH Results Reporting

    • Parent/Guardian Information

    • Consent/Permission Forms (modify for your district/charter as appropriate)

  • Contact Information:

    School Health Services Program Office
    Ann Covey, BSN, RN, NCSN
    Delaware Department of Education
    35 Commerce Way, Suite 1
    Dover, DE 19901
    Phone: 302-857-3356
    Fax: 302-739-6397
    Email:
Last Modified on January 12, 2022