A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/ZyvwNXn2NSo
Testing for Covid-19 is now a daily part of many of our lives.
Testing to go to work, school, travel, concerts, and most importantly, to stay healthy.
But not all tests or testing centers are created equally. There are still many unanswered questions we have on the best ways to stay safe and healthy.
With so much uncertainty its time to turn to an expert for insights and information on how to do covid testing the right way and avoid scams.
On February 16th Dr Emily Volk, President of the College of American Pathologists conducted a nationwide media tour.
Topics that Dr Volk discussed included:
- What people need to know to administer an at home test properly
- Why it’s important that any collection center or laboratory doing COVID testing is accredited, adhering to the very highest standards
- Are rapid antigen tests more accurate than PCR tests and when to get one or the other
- Questions we should be asking medical professionals
For more information, visit newsroom.cap.org
About the College of American Pathologists:
As the world's largest organization of board-certified pathologists and leading provider of laboratory accreditation and proficiency testing programs, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide.