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COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Expansion Program

CPESN Idaho | Idaho State University College of Pharmacy | Idaho Board of Pharmacy

Click “Learn More” above to view a general workflow for a drive-up model of SARS-CoV-2 testing at community pharmacies. This is a general workflow for adaptation by community pharmacies for drive-up testing (point of care and swab-and-send). We are providing both Word and PDF version to facilitate modification by end-users. Please be sure to confirm your workflow’s compliance with local laws and the most up-to-date guidance from public health officials.

Get in touch:

Shanna O’Connor, PharmD | Assistant Professor | College of Pharmacy | Idaho State University Email: oconsha2@isu.edu

DISCLAIMER: Adherence to these guidelines will not ensure successful program implementation in every situation. Furthermore, these guidelines should not be interpreted as setting a standard of point-of-care testing, or be deemed inclusive of all proper methods of point-of-care testing nor exclusive of other methods of point-of-care testing reasonably directed to obtaining the same results. The ultimate judgment regarding the propriety of any specific workflow process must be made by the pharmacist and the patient in light of all the circumstances presented by the individual patient, and the known variability and biological behavior of the disease. This guideline reflects the best available data at the time the guideline was prepared. The specifications of future point-of-care testing programs for SARS-CoV-2 may require revisions to the recommendations in this guideline to reflect new data.

Over 1,000 Patients Tested in Idaho

15 Participating Community Pharmacies

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