10/15/2020: Lab Advisory: CDC Publishes New Web Page on Point-of-Care Testing for COVID-19

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Advisory

On Wednesday, October 14, 2020, CDC published a new web page on COVID-19 point-of-care (POC) testing. Visit the new page for detailed information:

  • Overview of POC testing
  • How to obtain a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certificate
  • How to safely perform POC specimen collection, handling, and testing for COVID-19
  • How to comply with result reporting requirements

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)