New and updated resources to help you and your team navigate the ever-changing landscape of COVID-19 testing




All licensed EMS agencies in Washington state are covered under a single CLIA waiver that is maintained by the EMS section of the Washington State Department of Health. This means that EMS agencies in Washington can provide POC tests using human specimens as long as the tests are CLIA-waived. All of the COVID-19 rapid antigen tests provided by WA COVID-19 are CLIA-waived under their emergency use authorizations (EUAs). EUAs for COVID-19 antigen tests can be found on the FDA website for In Vitro Diagnostics EUAs.

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BD Veritor SARS-CoV-2 & Flu A+B Toolkit

BD Veritor SARS-CoV-2 & Flu A+B, also known as BD Triplex, is a rapid antigen point-of-care test that tests for SARS-CoV-2 and Influenza A and B from the same sample.

BD Veritor SARS-CoV-2 & Flu A+B is a test authorized for use in the WA COVID-19 testing program by the Washington State Department of Health.

Expired COVID-19 Test FAQs

Don’t throw out your expired COVID-19 tests just yet. Here are the ways to know if your COVID-19 test is still good to use past the expiration date listed on the box.

Expired COVID-19 Test FAQs (Translated)

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What to do if you have COVID-19 symptoms

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Free Signage Templates for COVID-19 Testing

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A quick guide to rapid antigen testing

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We provide resources and one-to-one technical assistance to help you educate community members on why testing matters and how they can test themselves for COVID-19. Knowing when to isolate, especially when other vulnerable individuals may be involved, is critical to protecting community health.

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The Washington State Department of Health and Heath Commons periodically reviews the contents of WACOVID19.org to keep information content of WACOVID19.org as up to date as possible during guidance changes and program expansion. The content of WACOVID19.org does not necessarily represent the official views of WA State Department of Health.

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