03/31/2021: Lab Update: Upcoming CLIAC Meeting, April 14–15, 2021

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Individuals Performing COVID-19 Testing; Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Update

The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee (CLIAC) meets on April 14–15, 2021. The theme of the meeting extends that of last fall’s meeting, Clinical Laboratory Medicine in the Age of COVID-19.

In addition to agency updates from CDC, CMS, and FDA, the agenda will focus on issues relevant to preparedness and response, including presentations and discussions on

  • Clinical laboratory perspectives on laboratory-developed tests
  • Application of CLIA regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Expansion of point-of-care and at-home collection and testing

No registration is required for this meeting, which will be held using Zoom video conferencing. Find more information on the Upcoming Meeting page of the CLIAC website.

To join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, or Android device:

URL: https://cdc.zoomgov.com/j/1604487209?pwd=cXFGRTNVOW5XQnRxRTR6Nlkzb09RQT09

Passcode: AzA1%?hY

To join by phone:

Dial (US): +1 669 254 5252 or +1 646 828 7666

Webinar ID: 160 448 7209

Passcode: 01608077

International numbers available: https://cdc.zoomgov.com/u/aHRvT8ei

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

Thank you,

Laboratory Outreach Communication System | Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)

Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (CSELS)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)