Tag Archives: COVID-19

BioReference Helps Kick Off the Big Game

As the showdown between Cincinnati and Los Angeles kicked off just a few weeks ago, the game also marked a milestone for the BioReference team. From hours spent planning logistics to around-the-clock testing and traveling with teams, BioReference has been at the forefront of the pandemic sports game plan since the beginning. We’re sharing a […]

Women’s Health Highlight on Preventive Screenings

As we continue to navigate the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to shine a light on healthcare elements that may have fallen by the wayside these past two years – like preventive care. For women, these challenges are compounded by a pre-pandemic gap in preventive care accessibility.1 Women’s Health Highlight on […]

Penguins’ COVID-19 Tester Has Become Part of the Family

NHL.com Nurse Guyanna Runion Ackison has done an outstanding job taking care of the team behind the scenes At the end of last season, Guyanna Runion Ackison, a nurse who handles the team’s COVID-19 testing through BioReference Laboratories, got a text from Penguins VP of communications Jen Bullano Ridgley saying that Sidney Crosby had left her something […]

Pandemic Sports Playbook: Meet our Teams Backing the Big Game

February is a big month in the world of sports, from skills competitions to international qualifiers – and the game we’ve all been waiting for. As the competition kicks off in Los Angeles, we’re highlighting the critical plays that go into supporting your favorite teams with COVID-19 testing.  Pandemic Sports Playbook: Meet our Teams Backing […]

Valentine’s Day Ideas during COVID-19

February brings the season of love, but welcoming another Valentine’s Day amid the COVID-19 pandemic may still have its challenges. Consider some COVID-19-friendly ways to help celebrate Valentine’s Day 2022 safely. Valentine’s Day Ideas during COVID-19 As we continue to navigate the persistent Omicron variant, coming up with Valentine’s Day ideas might still take some […]

What Holiday Activities are Safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Each year, the holiday season brings opportunities for festive fun. However, with the emergence of the Omicron variant amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, planning for safe holiday activities could still be a challenge. Though reducing your risk of exposure to COVID-19 to zero may be difficult – here, we offer a few creative holiday activities, […]

NFL requiring coaches, team staff to get COVID-19 boosters

The Associated Press The NFL is requiring coaches, front-office staff and team personnel to receive a COVID-19 booster by Dec. 27. In a memo sent to teams on Monday and obtained by The Associated Press, the league said: “Given the increased prevalence of the virus in our communities, our experts have recommended that we implement […]

COVID-19 – Connecting with Friends & Family during the Holidays

Festive celebrations are an important part of the winter holiday season. From parties to feasts to opening presents, many cherished holiday traditions have one thing in common – gathering with friends and family. Taking precautions to help keep loved ones safe from COVID-19 should be an important part of your plan this year, especially with […]

BioReference Celebrates 40 Years: Our Story

This December, BioReference is proud to be celebrating an exciting milestone – our 40th anniversary. For over four decades, our dedicated team has worked to build a legacy of scientific expertise through innovative and tailored laboratory test solutions. Join us in celebrating our 40th anniversary and learn more about our dynamic evolution. BioReference Celebrates 40 […]

COVID-19 Testing Update: Omicron Variant

As you may have seen in the news, a new variant of SARS-CoV-2, B.1.1.529, has been classified by the World Health Organization (WHO).1 Named “Omicron,” this variant of concern was first reported in South Africa on November 24, 2021.1 With the first case of this variant in the United States confirmed on December 1, 2021,2 […]