03/27/2020: Lab Advisory: Join the Next Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Monday, March 30 at 3:00 PM EDT

Updated March 30, 2020

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Advisory

Join the Next Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Monday, March 30 at 3:00 PM EDT

On Monday, March 30, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT, 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. These Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls will take place every Monday at 3:00 PM EDT. Please use the Zoom information below to join online or by phone.

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

Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call Agenda
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Webinar ID: 327 712 608

929-205-6099/Code: 327712608# US (New York)

312-626-6799/Code: 327712608# US (Chicago)

Monday, March 30, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

Welcome and Introductions

  • Jasmine Chaitram, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems

Serology Testing, Updated Testing Guidance, Nasal Swabs

  • Wendi Kuhnert-Tallman, CDC Laboratory Task Force

Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for Serology Tests and At-Home/Self-Collection Tests

  • Tim Stenzel, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

New CLIA Guidance and Validating Tests for Laboratories Responding to COVID-19

  • Karen Dyer, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Supporting Epidemiologic and Surveillance Needs

  • Janet Hamilton, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)

Laboratory Biosafety Update

  • Bill Arndt, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems

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: March 30, 2020