Pennsylvania Updates Guidance for Reporting Point of Care SARS-CoV-2 Test Results

The Pennsylvania Department of Health issued updated guidance for reporting point of care COVID-19 test results in Health Alert 534-10-30-UPD. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) for several COVID-19 point of care (POC) tests for rapid detection of SARSCoV-2. All entities conducting these POC tests are required to report these results, including positive, negative and inconclusive/indeterminate, to public health authorities through PA-NEDSS. Click here to access all 2020 health alerts, advisories and updates.