Lab Week Resources

The Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS) in the CDC’s Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (CSELS) celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (Lab Week) with you April 19–25. Consider sharing these messages to increase public awareness on the importance of laboratory professionals and their role in every aspect of health care. The exceptional efforts and behind-the-scenes work of laboratories is essential to protecting public health.

Sample Social Media Messages
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This Lab Week, and every day, we acknowledge the risks that laboratory professionals are taking to serve patients during the pandemic and appreciate the measures they take to mitigate risks to their colleagues and the communities in which they live and work.

CDC maintains up-to-date biosafety guidance for you on the COVID-19 website.

URL: https://bit.ly/39Rw0hD

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During Lab Week, and every day, we appreciate clinical and public health laboratory professionals, who are on the front lines of the nation’s health alongside fellow healthcare workers. CDC maintains up-to-date biosafety guidance for you on the COVID-19 website.

URL: https://bit.ly/2JY11G5

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Students of microbiology, pathology, and other laboratory-related subjects, are you sheltering in place? During Lab Week or anytime, look on CDC’s Laboratory Training website for on-demand courses you can take, like Basic Molecular Biology Module 1: Basic Science.

URL: https://bit.ly/2ViSGSD

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Page last reviewed: April 16, 2020