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  • Free Student Meals During Isolation and Quarantine

    If your child is in need of free school meals during isolation or quarantine, go to or call 813-605-5156 to reserve meals.

    Meals reserved by 5:00 p.m. can be picked up the next business day from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 Silo Bend Office Park, 9036 Brittany Way, Tampa, FL 33619.

    Meals are only available to students who are documented by their school as isolating or quarantining. Student Nutrition staff will verify the isolation or quarantine status of all students.

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  • COVID Testing

    Free testing is available locally seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the following locations:
    • Palm River Park Community Center, 725 S. 58th St, Tampa, FL 33619
    • Code Enforcement Complex, 1101 E. 139th Ave, Tampa, FL 33613
    No appointments are necessary. Face masks are required except during the few moments for the nasal swab. Read more info here.
    There is no charge to be tested. In accordance with federal guidelines, health insurance information will be collected; however, individuals who do not have health insurance will still be tested.
    People being tested should bring a photo ID (driver's license, state-issued ID, or passport) with name and date of birth, as well as their health insurance card (if applicable).
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  • COVID Protocols

    If your child is symptomatic for COVID, please keep them home. Symptoms include:

    • Fever/chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea

    They need to stay home until they are clear per the district protocols. If they do test positive for COVID, please call the school at 813-757-9457 and let us know.

    If a household member tests positive for COVID, please keep your child home, and call us at 813-757-9457. If your child tests positive for COVID, please keep them home and call us.

    Click here to read the district's official protocols for all situations. Please call us if there is a COVID case as we must document it and can explain the next steps to you.

    Thank you for helping keep our school safe and healthy!

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