Polk County Public Schools is making at-home, COVID-19 test kits available to PCPS staff, students, and their family members. PCPS obtained these certifiable, non-expired at-home COVID tests from the Florida Department of Health. To use these kits, you must download a testing app and complete an observed test in order for the results to be certified. IMPORTANT: There are a limited number of these kits, and they are only available while supplies last for symptomatic PCPS employees, students and their family members who need COVID tests. Non-symptomatic individuals should seek testing through other available options. Visit our health information page (polkschoolsfl.com/healthinformation) for some local testing sites. The kits are available at the following locations/times. Each family may get up to four test kits for those who are symptomatic. This is a drive thru/car pick-up service only. Please do not enter the buildings. West Regional ESE Office Location: 304 N. Fern Road, Lakeland Pick-Up Hours: M-F from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Gibbons Street Preschool Center Location: 1860 E. Gibbons St., Bartow Pick-Up Hours: M-F from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. Mark Wilcox Center Location: 611 Post Ave. S.W., Winter Haven Pick-Up Hours: M-TH from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Ridge Technical College Location: 7700 State Road 544, Winter Haven Pick-Up Hours: M, T, TH only from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. Frostproof Middle-Senior Location: 1000 N. Palm Ave., Frostproof Pick-Up Hours: Fridays only 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. **PCPS employees can continue to receive test kits at the Lakeland Employee Health Center — M-F from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 3215 Winter Lake Road, Lakeland. IMPORTANT: Pick-up at the Lakeland Employee Health Clinic is available only to PCPS employees; all others should use the above listed locations.**
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