California K-12 School Rapid Antigen Testing supports Pasadena, Long Beach, and all other California schools outside of Los Angeles County.* On-campus child cares, afterschool programs and school-related camps may ask their schools for shared at-home tests, or may apply directly to start on-site testing.

    *Los Angeles County schools/organizations (public, private, and charter) excluding the cities of Pasadena and Long Beach have their own program. Please do not use this form; email Edith Hernandez: for support. 

Two types of antigen tests for COVID-19 are available to support student and staff testing in public school districts, charter schools and independent schools. A school may choose to use one or both types of tests.

    1. At-home tests: Adults self-test, children test with parent/guardian. On-campus child cares: please do not use this link directly. Contact your school for tests. Schools: place orders here:

    2. On-site testing program using CLIA-waived BinaxNOW antigen tests: People self-swab, site runs the test and reports results. Apply by completing the application below. Form should be completed by the school health administrator or the superintendent/administrator of the district/school.

      You will receive an automated email within 2 hours of submitting the form. Please read the email carefully. If you do not receive an automated response, please email

Please select the type of tests you are planning to use:

Which population segments do you plan to test? Please check all that apply.

CDPH has a statewide CLIA waiver to allow organizations who do not have a CLIA waiver to test.

Enter the point of contact for your organization. This should be someone who can receive regular contact about program updates and will be either managing the online testing platform Primary.Health (for schools using the state’s CLIA waiver, and schools using own CLIA and opting to use Primary.Health) or submitting monthly reports.

Enter a secondary point of contact for your organization (optional).

Enter your organization’s point of contact for signing the program Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This should be your district superintendent or principal. In the confirmation email, you will receive a link to DocuSign to sign the MOU. This confirmation email will also be sent to the email you enter below.