DOH: Novel COVID-19 Update on Specimen Collection and Handling

Lisa Volk and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality

This advisory is an update for COVID-19 specimen collection and handling. It includes the use of nasal and oropharyngeal swabs as an alternative when nasopharyngeal are not available.

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

Jackie Pappalardi, RN, BSN
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x16