You may have heard that UMPI is transitioning to T3 asymptomatic testing as part of our COVID-19 testing efforts. We've set up this page to help walk you through the process. Please note that our Houlton Higher Education Center will continue to use Vault testing through the end of the spring semester.
Before you participate in your first saliva-based screening, you will need to download and set up the Safer Community App by Rokmetro.
The UMS Safer Community App is the most convenient, most secure, and most direct tool for managing your COVID-19 testing. You will use this app to:
For testing to go smoothly, everyone selected for participation needs to download and use it.
The Safer Community App supports Single-Sign-On, meaning you should be able to log in with your @maine.edu email address and password.
If you need assistance with installing and setting up the Safer Community App, please see the University of Maine System's Step-by-Step User’s Guide.
The Shield T3 COVID-19 asymptomatic test requires a 1 milliliter to 1.5 milliliter saliva sample.
Do not eat, drink or smoke, chew gum, brush your teeth or use mouthwash within an hour of your test. When in doubt, don't put it in your mouth in the 60 minutes before you test.
Bring your smartphone.
If you need any further information, please connect with our new COVID-19 Testing Coordinator Leslie Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-768-9523.