Mayor de Blasio Launches Citywide Antibody Survey

NYC Press Office  Appointment-only antibody testing will be offered in Morrisania, East New York, Upper Manhattan, Concord, and Long Island City beginning next week  NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced expanded antibody testing for New Yorkers. Through a partnership with BioReference labs, the City will conduct its own antibody survey at community testing sites in the five boroughs […]

BRIEF-OPKO Health’s Bioreference Labs In Partnership With New York State Initiates Testing For COVID-19 Antibodies

Reuters * OPKO HEALTH’S BIOREFERENCE LABORATORIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW YORK STATE INITIATES TESTING FOR COVID-19 ANTIBODIES * BIOREFERENCE LABORATORIES – BEGINNING TODAY, WILL OFFER ANTIBODY BLOOD TESTS TO DETECT IMMUNE RESPONSE AFTER INFECTION WITH COVID-19 VIRUS * BIOREFERENCE LABORATORIES – TO OFFER ANTIBODY BLOOD TESTS TO DETECT IMMUNE RESPONSE AFTER INFECTION WITH COVID-19 VIRUS […]

Big commercial labs given priority for coronavirus testing equipment by feds

CNN President Donald Trump said Monday that he is confident the US is conducting enough coronavirus testing to begin rebooting the economy, declaring at the White House press briefing that “testing is not going to be a problem at all.”But hospitals, clinics and point-of-care medical centers across the country continue to grapple with critical shortages in testing supplies that have limited […]

Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, Governor Cuomo Announces 35 Counties Approved to Resume Elective Outpatient Treatments

New York State’s Website New York State is Now Conducting Average of 30,000 Diagnostic Tests Per Day  Results of FDNY and NYPD Antibody Testing Study Show 17.1 Percent of FDNY and 10.5 Percent of NYPD Have Antibodies State is Expanding Antibody Testing Today for 1,000 Transit Workers Directs MTA to Issue Full Plan by Tomorrow […]

Rite Aid COVID-19 Testing Criteria Expanded

Rite Aid Adults exhibiting symptoms eligible for diagnostic screening at no cost CAMP HILL, Pa. (April 28, 2020) – Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) has expanded COVID-19 testing criteria to include all individuals 18 and older exhibiting any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore […]

Laboratory Professionals Week

American Clinical Laboratory Association This Laboratory Professionals Week, we’re taking a moment to thank laboratory researchers, technicians, administrative staff and medical officers who are going above and beyond the call of duty to serve patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, ACLA is featuring BioReference’s Chief Medical Officer and laboratory director who has played a critical […]