Tag Archives: COVID Testing

COVID-19 Game Plan

Getting back to Playing Ball The days are getting shorter, there is a cool crisp in the air, and the leaves are changing colors; it’s undoubtedly fall. The return of the autumnal season also means football has kicked-off, baseball playoffs are here, basketball is just beginning, hockey players are ready to hit the ice, and […]

COVID-19 Testing for Large Employers

As data from public health entities continues to emerge about COVID-19 and the Delta variant, we have learned it is more infectious and leading to increased transmissibility when compared with other variants. With the Delta variant accounting for more than 93% of new COVID-19 cases and being more than 2x as contagious as previous variants, according […]

Returning to In-Person Learning During COVID-19

Returning to In-Person Learning During COVID-19 The 2021 back-to-school season has been unlike any other – and the COVID-19 vaccine and COVID testing have been added to this year’s ‘back-to-school checklists’. With the Delta variant accounting for more than 93% of new COVID-19 cases, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

COVID-19 Testing Update: Delta Variant

Young Girl COVID

As you have probably seen in the news, genetic variants of SARS-CoV-2 have been emerging and circulating around the world throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Most notable variants are the B.1.1.7 (Alpha), B.1.351 (Beta), P.1 (Gamma) and B.1.617.2 (Delta) variants, which seem to spread more easily and quickly than other variants and may lead to more […]

Sexually Transmitted Infections and the Pandemic

STIs During the Pandemic Blog

Sexually Transmitted Infections and the Pandemic Since the start of the pandemic, Americans have been told to stay home and remain socially distant to stay healthy. While stay at home orders and quarantine offered protection from COVID-19, they came at a cost to routine health and wellness visits including STI testing. A study published in […]

School is (Almost) Back In-Session

Return To School Safely As we continue through the dog days of summer, many parents, teachers and administrators are shifting gears to back-to-school season, and thinking about what in-person learning may look like amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Testing students will be key for schools looking to re-open, as many primary and secondary education students are […]

NBA extends community testing program as part of 2019-20 Season Restart in Orlando

NBA NEW YORK – The NBA announced today a new community testing program providing thousands of no-cost COVID-19 PCR tests in Orlando, Fla. and team markets nationwide.  The program, which is a part of NBA Together, the league’s global community and social engagement campaign that aims to support, engage, educate and inspire youth, families and fans […]

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories Offers Testing for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

In partnership with NY State Department of Health, BioReference will provide COVID-19 testing for the first public drive-through testing facility on the East Coast COVID-19 tests now available for use by healthcare providers throughout the US ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., March 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ: OPK), is now […]