12/14/2020: Lab Update: Join the Next Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call on Monday, December 14 at 3:00 PM ET

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Update

On Monday, December 14, 2020 from 3:00-4:00 PM ET, CDC’s Division of Laboratory Systems will host a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community’s questions about the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls take place every other week and last for one hour. The next call is scheduled for Monday, December 28. See below for Zoom information.

Please refer to the attached agenda for an outline of Monday’s call. If you would like to submit a question for consideration, email DLSinquiries@cdc.gov in advance or use the Question & Answer (Q&A) function in Zoom during the call.

For more information, visit the Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call website.

For questions, contact us at LOCS@cdc.gov.

Thank you,

The Laboratory Outreach Communication System

Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS) | Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)

Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (CSELS)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

LOCS@cdc.gov

www.cdc.gov/csels/dls/locs

Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call Agenda
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Agenda

Welcome

  • Jasmine Chaitram, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)

Expanded Screening Testing

  • Peggy Honein, State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support, CDC COVID-19 Emergency Response

BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Utilization Rapid Query

  • Marcus Plescia, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)

COVID-19 Diagnostic Data Project

  • John Wiley, Data Robot
  • Kristen Honey, CDC Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health (OASH)
  • Nick Ipiotis, CDC Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)

Managing Laboratory Supply Shortage Issues

  • RADM Michael Iademarco, Joint Coordination Cell (JCC) Testing and Diagnostics Workgroup

CMS Update – Enforcement Discretion Guidance

  • Amy Zale, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Laboratory Outreach Communication System | Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)

Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (CSELS)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

LOCS@cdc.gov

www.cdc.gov/csels/dls/locs

Page last reviewed: December 14, 2020