Point-of-Care COVID-19 Tests to be Distributed to Nursing Homes
- Food and Drug Administration,
- Department of Health and Human Services,
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Long Term Care
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a large-scale procurement of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) -authorized rapid point-of-care diagnostic test instruments and tests to be distributed to nursing homes in COVID-19 hotspot geographic areas with the United States. This initiative is a one-time procurement of devices and tests targeted to facilitate on-site testing among nursing home residents and staff.
According to HHS, distribution will begin next week wit…Sign Up for Free Trial