COVID-19 Workplace Testing is presenting challenges for Businesses, Schools, Colleges, Nursing Homes across America:
Should you test employees? Which employees? Which tests? How often should you test?
Many organizations have a siloed approach to managing the risks of COVID-19 in the workplace
Employees are depending on their workplaces to address their health and safety concerns:
41% would like staff tested before reopening
46% want mandatory face masks at work
50% want notification on coworkers with virus
36% think their coworkers behaviour will put them at risk of infection.
Citrix Systems poll of 2,000 US office workers, PwC survey
Many Companies with Comprehensive COVID-19 Plans use clear metrics, real-time data, to get clear visibility on the number of cases and suspected cases in their workforce. By using this real time data and acting quickly companies are able to be more proactive in their response to COVID-19.
Nearly 50 new safety procedures including protective barriers, wellness checks, masks and gloves
Clear guiding principle is people first − our priority above all else is your health and safety.
We’re pretty much relying on the private sector. In many ways we’re all banking on what the private sector does, as individuals, because it’s the number one thing that will limit the spread,”
Terry Stone, Managing Partner of Oliver Wyman’s health and life sciences group.
To protect our employees and suppliers, everyone will be required to comply with a robust set of health and safety measures prior to entering our facilities
When you see or interact with our crews, know that they will be following medically-recommended safety protocols, including daily health screenings, social distancing and wearing face masks and gloves.
Until there is a vaccine, preventing Covid-19 outbreaks will depend mostly on testing, isolation and tracing the contacts of people who test positive. Workplace testing would catch the disease where it spreads,”
Scott Gottlieb, Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner
“If every person, including people with no symptoms, could be tested regularly, it would make a huge difference in how we are all fighting this virus. Those who test positive could be quarantined and cared for, and everyone who tests negative could re-enter the economy with confidence.” Amazon
Implement social distancing, hygiene and sanitization strategies in order to reduce infection and death rates.
Functional Fluidics in participation with the iLab Connect Network is committed to providing you and your organization with a path to reopen & Keep open your Workplace, School, Colleges, and Communities with our COVID-19 Workplace Testing Solution.
Our plan can support maximizing the productivity of your employees over time helping you meet your Financial Goals and Objectives
The need for COVID-19 RT-PCR testing is urgent now in order to identify people who are infected and actively spreading the virus.
High sensitivity: Rapid detection is crucial for rapid response to help isolate and contact trace.
High specificity: Test is reliable for identifying specific SARS-CoV-2 virus
(ILab has another video on testing that can go here).
According to the Center of Disease Control, up to 81% of infected people could be asymptomatic or have mild to moderate symptoms.
Serology testing for SARS-CoV-2 is at increased demand in order to better quantify the number of cases of COVID-19. Beckman Coulter Antibody Testing Video Series: Serology Testing and Immunity with Dr. Shamiram Feinglass MD, MPH Chief Medical Officer Beckman Coulter.
The test can play a critical role in the fight against COVID-19 in the workplace by:
Beckman Coulter Antibody Testing Video Series: IgG and IgM with Dr. Shamiram Feinglass MD, MPH Chief Medical Officer Beckman Coulter.
Beckman Coulter Antibody Testing Video Series: Quality with Dr. Shamirm Fienglass MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer Beckman Coulter
Our testing program is all-inclusive, and covers clinicians, supplies, transport, reporting, and all of the below:
Employees begin with a pre-testing survey to establish a baseline as recommended by CMS .
A testing plan is developed. Testing is prioritized for high-risk populations by providing guidelines and recommendations.
Services are determined by evidence based best practice testing guidelines for the detection of COVID-19.
All testing shall be tracked using our HIPAA compliant secure dashboard and tracking system.
Let’s get started on your path to reopening and keeping open your Workplace, Schools, Colleges and Communities by contacting us today.