There’s been a lot of questions about COVID-19 testing and the antibody tests. As of today (June 23, 2020) 1087 tests have been administered in Tillamook County, of that only 7 tests have been positive. Tillamook County has an estimated total population of 26,497.
Here are some links to keep up to date with the changing information:
Oregon’s COVID-19 Testing and Outcome by County: https://tinyurl.com/Countytesting
Oregon’s COVID-19 Case and Testing Counts Statewide - Summary Table: https://tinyurl.com/ORtesttables
Oregon’s COVID-19 Weekly Testing Summary for June 19, 2020 can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/Testingsummary
Guidance as of June 2, 2020 for clinicians regarding COVID-19 testing, including who/when to test: https://sharedsystems.dhsoha.state.or.us/DHSForms/Served/le2267.pdf
Also, LabCorp offers the #COVID19 IgG antibody test directly through their website. Those who meet the criteria can go to one of thousands of LabCorp patient service centers for specimen collection. LabCorp will bill the cost of the test directly to your insurance carrier, or if uninsured, to the appropriate government program. More information can be found here: https://www.labcorp.com/antibody-testing
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