04/10/2020: Lab Advisory: NEW Zoom Password + Join the Next Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Monday, April 13 at 3:00 PM EDT

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Advisory

NEW Zoom Password + Join the Next Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Monday, April 13 at 3:00 PM EDT

On Monday, April 13, 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. For added security, participants will now use a password to join these calls – please see below for updated Zoom information.

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.

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

 

Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call Agenda
Join the call

Connect to Zoomexternal icon

Webinar ID: 160 639 2851

Password: 048861

Join by Phone

+1 (669) 254-5252/Passcode: 1606392851#

+1 (646) 828-7666/Passcode: 1606392851#

Password: 048861

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Monday, April 13, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

Welcome and Introductions

  • Jasmine Chaitram, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems

The Reference Lab Experience: Lessons Learned and Ongoing Lessons

  • Marc Couturier, ARUP Laboratories

New York State Public Health Laboratory Experience

  • Kirsten St. George, New York State Public Health Laboratory at Wadsworth

Serology Testing Update

  • Michele Owen, CDC Laboratory Task Force

Category B vs. Materials of Trade (MOT) Specimen Packaging and Shipping

  • Stuart Streck, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)

Home Specimen Collection Kits, Home Testing, Serology, Point-of-Care Testing, and Other Topics

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

Working with Healthcare Providers to Obtain Demographic Data

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

Laboratory Biosafety Update for COVID-19

  • 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: April 10, 2020