November 29, 2021

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Local partners work to advance COVID-19 testing technology

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In partnership with the Gadsden-Etowah Industrial Development Authority and the East Central Alabama Area Health Education Center, Visby Medical's PCR testing services for COVID-19 will be rolling out to "help identify COVID-19 hotspots and provide safety and security in a wide range of East Alabama locations," according to a news release.

The Gadsden-Etowah Industrial Enhancement Authority and the East Central Alabama Location Well being Education Middle are partnering with UAB and the National Institute of Well being to progress COVID-19 testing technological know-how throughout the japanese element of the point out.  

Visby Medical’s PCR testing services for COVID-19 will be rolling out to “help discover COVID-19 hotspots and deliver basic safety and security in a extensive variety of East Alabama places,” in accordance to a information release. 

These tests will be rolling out particularly to congregated groups these kinds of as residents of very long-expression treatment facilities or prison inmates to make it possible for for a faster screening period so a lot less time is wanted in isolation. 

“With many variants rapidly spreading all through the state, it is much more vital than at any time to have obtain to speedy and exact PCR diagnostic tests to discover and incorporate specified outbreaks,” mentioned Dr. Gary Schoolnik, an infectious disease qualified and the Main Medical Officer at Visby Medical