How Health Care Providers Can Use Community Spaces to Improve Access to Coronavirus Testing
International Hospital Federation - IHF
| 5 months ago
In the midst of a pandemic, access to testing is critical to preventing the spread of the disease and saving lives. But when people with symptoms flock to the doctor’s office or the emergency department for testing, they could swamp hospitals and infect others, including health care workers who might already be in short supply. Drive-through testing is credited with helping curb the coronavirus outbreak in South Korea — a smart strategy that the United States and other countries are embracing to broaden access to testing while avoiding an overload of their health care facilities.
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