COVID-19: Other Resources

Specimen Collection and Testing

COVID-19 is a notifiable condition that should be reported to your local health department immediately if either suspected or confirmed. 

Public Health Departments in California (CDPH)

Public Health Labs Testing for COVID-19 (CDPH, 3/11/2020)

FAQs on COVID-19 Testing at Laboratories (CDC 3/10/2020)

Interim Guidelines for Collecting, Handling, and Testing Clinical Specimens from Persons Under Investigation (PUIs) for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (CDC 3/9/2020)

FAQs for Diagnostic Tools and Virus (CDC 3/1/2020)

Laboratory Testing Fact Sheet for Patients (CDC 2/4/2020)

Laboratory Testing Fact Sheet for Health Care Professionals (CDC 2/4/2020)

COVID-19 Information Center

Resources for physicians and health care providers on the latest news, research and developments.

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