Onondaga County to begin testing of school staff members starting Wednesday

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon delivered a coronavirus briefing at 3 p.m. on Monday and spoke about back to school testing for school staff members.

All employees must pre-register for a test. They must all bring a school ID with them to the testing site.

Employees should not eat or drink anything within 30 minutes of their appointment. They also should not have brushed their teeth or used mouthwash within the past three hours.

Employees should also not smoke, vape or use smokeless tobacco products 30 minutes prior to their test.

McMahon released the following testing schedule for school staff members:

Wednesday, Aug. 26

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Located at LaFayette High School
  • This will serve staff members with the Lafayette School District and the Onondaga Central School District

Thursday, Aug. 27

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Located at Tully Junior-Senior High School
  • This will serve staff members with the Tully School District and the Fabius-Pompey Central School District

Friday, Aug. 28

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Located at Jamesville-DeWitt Middle School
  • This will serve staff members with the Jamesville-DeWitt School District and Christian Brothers Academy

Monday, Aug. 31

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Located at the Former Transportation Center
  • This will serve staff members with the Baldwinsville Central School District

Tuesday, Sept. 1

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Located at Marcellus High School
  • This will serve staff members with the Jordan-Elbridge Central School District, the Marcellus School District and the Skaneateles School District

Wednesday, Sept. 2

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Located at East Syracuse Minoa High School
  • This will serve staff members with the East Syracuse Minoa Central School District and the Lyncourt School District

Thursday, Sept. 3

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Located as Westhill High School
  • This will serve staff members with the Westhill School District and the Solvay Union Free School District

Thursday, Sept. 3 — Another testing

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Located at Bishop Ludden Junior-Senior High School
  • This will serve staff members of any Syracuse Diocese schools

Friday, Sept. 4

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Located at North Syracuse Junior High School
  • This will serve staff members of North Syracuse Central School District

Tuesday, Sept. 8

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Located at West Genesee High School
  • This will be for staff members of West Genesee Central School District

Wednesday, Sept. 9

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Located at Fayetteville-Manlius High School
  • This will be for staff members of Fayette-Manlius Central School District

Thursday, Sept. 10

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Located at Wetzel Elementary School
  • This will be for staff members of Liverpool Central School District

Friday, Sept. 11

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Located at NBT Bank Stadium
  • This will be located for all staff and students

If you would like to get tested, you will need to make an appointment. To register for an appointment, click here.

Click the player below to watch the full briefing:


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