Who Should Get Tested?
The CDC recommends the following people to get tested for COVID-19: – Those experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, regardless of prior infection. – Those who have had close contact with someone who has been tested positive for COVID-19 – Those who have participated in activities with higher risks of COVID-19 spread, such as attending the mass gathering and being in an indoor place with a poor ventilation system. – Those recommended by their healthcare provider to get tested.
What Type of Tests Should You Take?
There are two types of viral tests that can detect current infection: Nucleic acid amplification tests(NAATs) and antigen tests. If you want to find out if you may have had COVID-19 infection in the past, you can take an Antibody test. Important to note that an antibody test should not be used to diagnose current infection.
If You Meet The Criteria Described, Get Yourself Tested And Keep Others Safe!