12/23/2020: Lab Update: Join the Next Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Monday, December 28 at 3:00 PM ET (Note NEW Zoom Info)

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Update

On Monday, December 28, 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, January 11, 2021.

Please see below for new Zoom information.

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

To Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:

URL: https://cdc.zoomgov.com/j/1606392851?pwd=YVE3WEQrbC9VOXRlZ1lUSUg3SGJFQT09external icon

Passcode: 048861a!

 

To Join by Phone:

Dial US: +1 669 254 5252 or +1 646 828 7666

Webinar ID: 160 639 2851

Passcode: 47503769

 

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If you plan to join by phone, we strongly recommend installing the Zoom App:

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Agenda

Welcome

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

Clinical Laboratory Surge Testing Survey

  • Corey Meyer, Gryphon Scientific

Electronic Laboratory Reporting for COVID-19: Summary Findings from the CSTE COVID-19 ELR Capabilities and Needs Assessment

  • Brooke Beaulieu, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)

Updates from the Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch

  • Jana Ritter and Hannah Bullock, CDC Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology (DHCPP)

Q&A Panel

  • Ren Salerno, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)
  • Jason Hall, CDC Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections (DPEI)
  • Tim Stenzel, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • 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 28, 2020