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Important update: Healthcare facilities
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Guidance for Health Departments about COVID-19 Testing in the Community

Guidance for Health Departments about COVID-19 Testing in the Community
Updated Dec. 1, 2020
COVID-19 test tube and swab held by medical professional
Testing Overview

Summary of considerations and current CDC recommendations regarding COVID-19 testing strategies

Performing Broad-Based Testing

Prepare for broad-based viral testing in facilities after known or suspected SARS-CoV-2 exposure or when there is moderate to substantial transmission in the community.

Health care worker administering COVID-19 test to a person setting in a car.
Expanded Screening Testing

Considerations for expanding screening testing for SARS-CoV-2

Expanded Screening Testing
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