Rapid antigen and PCR testing will be available to all students, staff, volunteers as well as parents/guardians/siblings involved in pick up/drop off of a student. Anyone with a reason to be at a school site may be tested.
Reminder: Home rapid antigen tests are not acceptable for a symptomatic student to return to school. Please obtain a rapid antigen test through a school testing site, Public Health Madison Dane County, or other community testing location.
MMSD COVID Testing Clinic Locations and Hours
Registration through Covid Connect is required. Here are the hours and directions for each testing site.
At the end you will be asked to choose a site, the school sites are not listed, choose the blue box at the top of the screen that says testing at a non-public site. Once registered, you will receive an email with a QR code that you can show on your phone when you arrive.
Rapid Antigen Testing
Recommended for anyone who is symptomatic, it provides results in 15 minutes. If a symptomatic individual’s rapid antigen test is negative, DHS recommends a confirmatory PCR test. This test can also be used for anyone who is a close contact to a positive case. It is recommended to test at least 5 days after the last date of exposure to the positive case. A confirmatory PCR is recommended for asymptomatic staff or students who test positive with a rapid antigen test.
PCR Confirmatory Testing
Available through Accelerated Clinical Laboratories as well as some schools sites, please check with your school health office. Test results are usually available in 24-48 hours depending on testing volume. PCR tests are used to confirm a symptomatic individual's
Accelerated Clinical Labs
Exciting news! Accelerated Clinical Labs will continue to offer testing in Dane County inside a new space at the Alliant Energy Center.
- East lobby of the Coliseum
- Starting on April 3rd
- 7 days a week
- Walk-ins & appointments welcome