FW: Overview of NC’s Testing Approach
Access to testing is essential to supporting and protecting our communities and to understanding the prevalence of the virus in our state to inform public health policy. Since the start of the pandemic, North Carolina significantly ramped up its testing capacity from fewer than 10,000 per day in May to now being one of the top ten states in the country for total number of COVID-19 tests with results according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. These efforts are detailed in the ELC State testing plan submitted to the US Department of Health and Human Services. In line with the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) diagnostic (molecular or antigen) testing, North Carolina continues to recommend testing for people who have symptoms or think they have been exposed to COVID-19.
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