Skip to main content

EMS and COVID-19 Testing

As we continue to learn more about the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, we're also learning more about COVID-19 testing: Who should get tested, and when? How accurate are the tests? In this webinar, hosted be NHTSA's Office of EMS, you'll learn:

  • The local experience of some of the first EMS systems to have personnel quarantined and test positive for COVID-19

  • The latest guidance on testing of first responders and other healthcare personnel

  • What the result of a COVID-19 test or antibody test really means for individuals and EMS organizations

Jonathan Jui, MD, MPH, FACEP, EMS Medical Director for Multnomah County, Oregon
Michael Sayre, MD, Medical Director for the Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Medic One program, and mergency physician at Harborview Medical Center
S. Michele Owen, PhD, Associate Director for laboratory science at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and co-lead for the COVID-19 Laboratory Task Force