Tag Archives: COVID-19 Testing

Rite Aid, in Partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, BioReference Laboratories and New York State, Announces ‘Back to School’ COVID-19 Testing Program

New York students K-12 will have the opportunity for COVID-19 testing prior to or at the start of the 2021-2022 school year through Rite Aid and BioReference CAMP HILL, Pa. (August 26, 2021) – Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), together with BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health […]

On First Day in Office, Governor Hochul Announces Comprehensive Plan to Help Ensure a Safe, Productive Return to Schools This Fall

Directs Department of Health to Institute Universal Mask Requirement in All Schools Governor Pursuing Options to Mandate Vaccines for School Employees Launches COVID-19 Testing in Schools Program Using $585 Million in Federal Funds in Partnership with Counties and BOCES Establishes Additional Back-to-School Testing Program in Partnership with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rite Aid and BioReference, […]

How Do COVID-19 Rapid Tests Work and How Accurate Are They?

COVID-19 Testing remains an important tool to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, even as a vaccine rollout continues. One of the best options for quickly determining if you have the virus is taking a Rapid Test. Using a sample obtained from your nasal cavity, a Rapid Test can offer a result in about […]

Detroit Pistons’ COVID testers reflect on successful season of keeping players safe

Testers gifted custom jerseys, suites for final game  Click on Detroit DETROIT – There was a group of people who played a fundamental role in the Detroit Pistons’ season — but they didn’t do any scoring or rebounding. Instead, they made sure the 17 players could safely play despite the COVID pandemic. The group of COVID testers said […]

Wizards ditch jerseys in team photo to make statement

The Undefeated  Washington players wore social justice T-shirts that read ‘Equality,’ ‘Justice’ or ‘Accountability’ instead of their team uniforms NBA team photos are typically boring, taken primarily for archival purposes at the end of the season to commemorate the team, and are rarely viewed afterward. And then there is the 2020-21 Washington Wizards team photo. […]

Name of the NFL Draft game in Cleveland this year is safety

Cleveland 19 News CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – It is not the kind of safety you expect in football. But with NFL “Draft Days” here in Cleveland, and the draft being held in-person this year, safety is the name of the game to keep everyone healthy. The National Football League franchises plan to score big over […]

Major League Soccer Renews BioReference Laboratories as COVID-19 Testing Provider for Second Year

BioReference continues providing PCR molecular and rapid COVID-19 testing to Major League Soccer players, match officials, and Club and League employees BioReference is testing New England Revolution Fans for COVID-19 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., April 27, 2021 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), announced its renewal as […]

New York expands rapid testing capabilities for economic reopening

News 10 ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – New York State is continuing to expand its rapid testing capabilities in an effort to safely reopen parts of the economy. “We really want to help those who are asymptomatic, feel that sense of normal life,” says Meghan Ziobro, the General Manager of Consumer Diagnostics for BioReference Laboratories. BioReference […]

BioReference Labs will test MLB players, employees all season

NJ BIZ BioReference Laboratories Inc. in Elmwood Park entered into a COVID-19 testing agreement for players and staff, stadium employees and league staff for the 2021 Major League Baseball season. Under the agreement announced April 1, BioReference will provide on-site rapid PCR COVID-19 testing to all 30 MLB teams, leveraging Mesa Biotech’s Accula System. Testing begins on April 1, which […]