07/11/2020: Lab Advisory: CDC Publishes New General Laboratory Safety Guidance

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Subject: Lab Advisory: CDC Publishes New General Laboratory Safety Guidance

Level: Laboratory Advisory

CDC recently published new online guidance to address general safety concerns for laboratory personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance addresses social distancing, face coverings, hygiene and disinfection, as well as general risk assessments and health and safety planning.

View the new guidance.

Online resources:

If you have any questions, please contact us at LOCS@cdc.gov.

Thank you,

The Laboratory Outreach Communication System

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: July 13, 2020