coronavirus testing

coronavirus testing
A nurse dressed in personal protective equipment (PPE) prepares to give a coronavirus swab test at a drive-thru testing station. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
WWJ News
May 28, 2020 - 9:08 am
CVS Health announced the company will open 10 new COVID-19 test sites across metro Detroit beginning Friday, May 29, at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations.
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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan gives an update on COVID-19 in the city. (Screenshot: City of Detroit)
WWJ News
May 27, 2020 - 3:40 pm
"You will have an appointment in 24 to 48 hours, and we will be out there six days a week to test you," Mayor Mike Duggan said,
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Photo: State of Michigan)
WWJ News
May 26, 2020 - 3:35 pm
The order expands the types of medical personnel that can order a test, and creates a new category of community testing sites that offer testing to anyone with reason to be tested without an advance order,
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WWJ News
May 13, 2020 - 3:15 pm
The health department is reporting 370 new cases of COVID-19 and 40 new deaths statewide.
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WWJ News
May 04, 2020 - 12:46 pm
Beginning Friday, testing at the Novi Civic Center will run from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day.
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FILE - This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, U.S. health regulators OK'd the first coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample at home, a new approach that could help expand testing options in most states. The sample will still have to be shipped for processing back to LabCorp, which operates diagnostic labs throughout the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
Associated Press
April 21, 2020 - 1:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Tuesday OK'd the first coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample at home, a new approach that could help expand testing options in most states. The test from LabCorp will initially only be available to health care workers and first...
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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan gives an update on COVID-19 in the city. (Screenshot: City of Detroit)
WWJ News
April 20, 2020 - 4:01 pm
Duggan said any essential city employees who has not yet been tested should call today and get an appointment.
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Jim Taylor
April 17, 2020 - 12:04 am
A new saliva-based COVID-19 test being deployed on the front lines appears to be a “game changer.” Health experts say the saliva test is more scalable and decreases contact between patients and health care workers.
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Screenshot (Credit: City of Detroit)
WWJ News
April 06, 2020 - 10:39 am
The city has posted a list of doctors accepting patients, including those who don't have insurance.
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April 01, 2020 - 12:25 pm
Detroit is offering free drive-up coronavirus testing by the hundreds. But for some, getting access to those tests is nearly impossible. Testing is only available by appointment and residents need a prescription or testing order from a physician.
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