Employee Asymptomatic Testing Clinic Updates Hours
.The Employee Asymptomatic Testing Clinic on the 5th floor of the CRC has changed its days of operation.
On Aug. 16, employee asymptomatic testing increased to 3 days a week on Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Starting Sept. 13, testing will be offered Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Previously, employee asymptomatic testing was available only on Tuesday and Friday.
Testing for SARS-CoV-2 involves a traditional nasopharyngeal swab, which looks like a 6-inch Q-tip. The swab is inserted through the nose to the back of the throat, rotated several times and left in place for 10-15 seconds. The hospital also offers Covid-19 saliva tests.
To sign up for asymptomatic testing, NIH’ers can visit https://clinweb.cc.nih.gov/cct.