Off-Site COVID-19 Testing Considerations Toolkit

This toolkit is intended to provide useful and timely information on setting up and running off-site COVID-19 testing center (OSCTC). 

Below we list the top 14 considerations. Click on a title to learn more about them.

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3. Determine the type of OSCTC

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4. Offer the right type of test

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5. Adapt to variations in laboratory capacity and turnaround time

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6. Staff Required for OSCTC

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7. Build efficiencies into your OSCTC

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8. Promoting positive patient experience and community awarenes

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9. Address potential patient access limitations

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10. Manage patient results

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11. Plan for weather extremes

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12. Provide PPE to staff

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13. Financial viability/ sustainability

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14. Explore a broader role for your OSCTC

* This toolkit is based on a project the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) and NRHI research partner and member, Qualidigm, conducted between March and August 2020. To learn more about the project, visit https:nrhi.org/list the site. Questions and comments? Contact us at