Fort Worth ISD now operates 5 COVID-19 testing sites for students and employees – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

Fort Worth ISD now operates 5 COVID-19 testing sites for students and employees – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – As of Monday, Jan. 24, there are a total of five Fort Worth ISD COVID-19 testing sites for employees and students. Each location is open one day a week and conducts rapid/antigen testing only, the school district said in a news release Monday. Goodside Health and Fort Worth ISD have partnered … Read more

FBI Searches Headquarters of COVID Testing Company in Illinois – NBC Chicago

FBI Searches Headquarters of COVID Testing Company in Illinois – NBC Chicago

The FBI has searched the headquarters of a suburban Chicago-based COVID-19 testing company at the center of a state investigation. A spokesperson for the Health and Human Services Inspector General told NBC News on Monday that federal agents had executed a search warrant at the Rolling Meadows headquarters for the Center for COVID Control, which … Read more

COVID Omicron Updates: FDA Considers Restriction of Permits for Certain Monoclonal Antibody Treatments

COVID Omicron Updates: FDA Considers Restriction of Permits for Certain Monoclonal Antibody Treatments

NEW YORK (WABC) – Federal regulators are considering restricting the authorization of certain monoclonal antibody therapies that have not been shown to be effective against omicron variants of the coronavirus, a decision-making source told CNN. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may decide in the coming days to take action to curb the use of … Read more

Why You Should Still Swab Your Throat With Lateral Flow Tests

Why You Should Still Swab Your Throat With Lateral Flow Tests

New versions of lateral flow tests (LFTs) ask the user to swab the nose only when testing for Covid – and the change was a relief for those who hated doing the gag-inducing throat and nose combo. However, many have taken to social media to question whether the new simplified method is accurate. Some people … Read more

Illinois attorney general now investigating Covid control center amid accusations of deception and fraud against insurance companies – CBS Chicago

Illinois attorney general now investigating Covid control center amid accusations of deception and fraud against insurance companies – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – The Illinois Attorney General’s Office is among the agencies currently investigating a suburban-based COVID-19 testing company. As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reported Tuesday night, it comes just hours after the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office filed a lawsuit against the Center for Covid Control, which has dozens of locations across the country. READ … Read more

The website for free COVID tests is here. Here’s what you need to know.

The website for free COVID tests is here.  Here’s what you need to know.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Criticized after weeks of shortages, President Joe Biden’s administration is working to make rapid COVID-19 test kits more available and accessible to Americans by increasing supply and lowering costs. A new federal website to request free test kits officially launched Wednesday — but was available Tuesday — with the first shipments to … Read more

Patients left with lots of questions after Covid control center testing sites temporarily closed, state investigates complaints

Illinois attorney general now investigating Covid control center amid accusations of deception and fraud against insurance companies – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – Dozens of COVID-19 testing sites in the Chicago area are closed this week as state investigators investigate complaints about indoor conditions and confusion over results. As CBS 2 investigator Megan Hickey reported Monday, patients who used to frequent these sites are now left with many questions. READ MORE: Chicago’s single-use utensil ordinance … Read more

The White House will offer free at-home COVID testing starting Wednesday. Here’s how to get them – WJLA

The White House will offer free at-home COVID testing starting Wednesday.  Here’s how to get them – WJLA

The White House will offer free at-home COVID testing starting Wednesday. Here’s how to get themWJLA .

Patients left with lots of questions after Covid control center testing sites temporarily closed, state investigates complaints

Illinois attorney general now investigating Covid control center amid accusations of deception and fraud against insurance companies – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – Dozens of COVID-19 testing sites in the Chicago area are closed this week as state investigators investigate complaints about indoor conditions and confusion over results. As CBS 2 investigator Megan Hickey reported Monday, patients who used to frequent these sites are now left with many questions. READ MORE: Chicago rapper Vic Mensa … Read more

Demand for COVID-19 testing continues to rise, experts predict decline – CBS Los Angeles

Demand for COVID-19 testing continues to rise, experts predict decline – CBS Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA (CBSA) – COVID-19 testing sites continue to be inundated with patients seeking to get tested. Cases continue to grow at exponential numbers, hospitalizations are rising, and the death toll isn’t slowing. READ MORE: ‘Our hearts are heavy’: Sandra Shells, ER nurse attacked near Union Station, dies of her injuries on Sunday However, experts … Read more