Katy ISD expanding COVID-19 testing services to students

Katy ISD student waiting in line for COVID-19 test
Students can now get COVID-19 tests through a RediMD and Katy ISD partnership. (Courtesy Katy ISD)

Students can now get COVID-19 tests through a RediMD and Katy ISD partnership. (Courtesy Katy ISD)

Katy ISD students can now get tested for COVID-19 through a district partnership with RediMD.

KISD announced Oct. 19 it will expand its employee testing services to students enrolled in the district, according to a press release. The cost for a rapid test is $125 per student, and parents are asked to call 281-396-7808 in advance to schedule a testing appointment.


“Students will have a designated drop off area and a separate room for testing,” said Lance Nauman, KISD Risk Management Department director, in the release.

All students must present a valid student identification to get tested. The testing site is located at 5801 Katy Hockley Cut Off Road, Katy, and is open from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday, according to the district.

Parents may contact RediMD at 866-989-2873 with additional questions.
By Marie Leonard
Marie came to Community Impact Newspaper in June 2011 after starting her career at a daily newspaper in East Texas. She worked as a reporter and editor for the Cy-Fair edition for nearly 5 years covering Harris County, Cy-Fair ISD, and local development and transportation news. She then moved to The Woodlands edition and covered local politics and development news in the master-planned community before being promoted to managing editor for the South Houston editions in July 2017.


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