09/15/2023: Lab Update: Join the next Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS) Call on Monday, September 18 at 3:00 PM ET
Audience: Laboratory and Testing Professionals
Level: Laboratory Update
On Monday, September 18, from 3:00-4:00 PM ET, the Division of Laboratory Systems will host a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community’s questions about emergency preparedness and response. The Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS) Calls typically take place on the third Monday of each month and are scheduled for one hour. The next call is scheduled for Monday, October 16.
Please see below for agenda and Zoom information. Attendance for this call is limited to 5,000 participants, but audio, transcripts, and slides will be posted online by the following Monday.
To submit a question for consideration, email DLSinquiries@cdc.gov in advance or use the Question & Answer (Q&A) function in Zoom during the call.
Visit this page for more information.
For questions, contact us at LOCS@cdc.gov.
The Laboratory Outreach Communication System
Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS) | Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)
Office of Laboratory Science and Safety (OLSS)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Sean Courtney, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems
- COVID-19, Influenza, and RSV Situation Report
Manisha Patel, CDC National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
- SARS-CoV-2 Variants Update
Lydia Atherton, CDC Coronavirus and Other Respiratory Viruses Division
- Monitoring Respiratory Viruses with Congregate Air Sampling: Spaces, Not Cases
David O’Connor and Shelby O’Connor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- CDC’s Logical Observation Identifier Names and Codes (LOINC) In Vitro Diagnostic (LIVD) Test Code Mapping Webpage Update
Muktha Natrajan, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems
To Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:
To Join by Phone:
Dial US: +1 669 254 5252 or +1 646 828 7666
Webinar ID: 160 639 2851
International numbers available: https://cdc.zoomgov.com/u/abvYp6DjgP
If you plan to join by phone, we strongly recommend installing the Zoom App: