Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, testing has been recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). However, the availability and methods for these tests has changed dramatically since they were first introduced. Now, most communities have expanded access to multiple kinds of tests, including viral & antibody tests.

While the added supplies and variety of tests is positive, it can be confusing to navigate the process. Which test should you take? How long should you expect to wait for results? Are some tests encouraged for specific types of activities?

Watch the video below for the latest information on COVID-19 testing from Medix Occupational Health Consultant, Dr. Scarlet Spain. Her advice includes tips for navigating testing requirements for the workplace and social events, as well as the difference between rapid and PCR testing. For more information on how Medix is supporting COVID-19 testing efforts, click here.