COVID-19 testing for SFUSD teachers and staff

Color is partnering with SFUSD to expand access to COVID-19 testing. Testing is one of the best ways to keep you, your family, and our school community safe. All SFUSD staff returning to in-person work must be tested for COVID-19 every two weeks.

Before testing day

Create your Color account

Head to Enter your SFUSD email and your school’s program code, and set up a password. This ensures your eligibility and ties your account to the correct school site.

We’ll send you an email to confirm your email address once you’ve created your account. After confirming, your account is ready for use.

Find your program code and testing dates

Search for your school’s name to find your program code. Then, register for Color at

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On testing day

Activate your kit

Each time you get a test, activate your kit at You must activate your kit, collect your sample, and return your kit on the same day. 

Important details to remember


  1. Return your sample before 12pm.
  2. Activate your kit, collect your sample, and return your kit on the same day.
  3. Before you drop off your sample, make sure that:
    • You collected your sample today. If you didn’t, get a new collection kit.
    • You activated your kit. If not, do it now at You will need the barcode that’s on your collection tube and barcode card.

Questions about your test kit?
Contact us at or (844) 352-6567. 

Questions about your testing program?
Email your school’s designated health professional or call your school’s front office.