Preparing and Supporting Laboratories Responding to COVID-19

In support of CDC’s COVID-19 pandemic response, the Division of Laboratory Systems continues to work in partnership with clinical and public health laboratories.  The division works with colleagues across CDC to ensure the latest Information for Laboratories about Coronavirus (COVID-19) is available and accessible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to frequently asked questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) for laboratories, including:

  • General Testing and Regulatory Requirements
  • Testing Strategies
  • Anatomical Pathology
  • Specimen Handling
Communication and Outreach Resources
Contact Us

Please email DLSInquiries@cdc.gov and use “Laboratory Preparedness and Response” in the subject line.

Page last reviewed: August 11, 2020