• Test To Stay Program (TTS)

    New Brunswick Public Schools will be instituting a voluntary K-12 COVID-19 Test to Stay Program (TTS) for students who are exposed to a person with COVID-19 in school and allows the student to stay in school and continue in-person learning.  Students who participate in the test to stay (TTS) program will be required to be tested every other day and parental permission is required to participate in this program.  

    Test to Stay (TTS)

    Test to stay (TTS) program  will allow asymptomatic unvaccinated students who are exposed to a person with COVID-19 in school to continue in-person learning during the school day.  Students who participate in the test to stay (TTS) program will be required to be tested every other day and  should quarantine when not in school.

    Eligibility: Participation in TTS will be limited to unvaccinated/not fully vaccinated K-12 students who: 

    • Do not have any signs or symptoms of COVID-19. 
    • Meet the criteria of a close contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case where the exposure occurred in a school setting and both COVID-19 case and close contact were observed to be fully masked at time of exposure.
    • TTS is not applicable to exposures that occur outside of school or in the community (eg, at home, sports team, social activity).
    • Are not exempt from masking under EO 251

    Testing frequency

    • Students may continue to attend in-person instruction and then submit to testing every other day until the end of the quarantine time frame (14 days) with the last test being performed on the final day of quarantine or next school day (if weekend/holiday).