09/02/2021 – Shortage of COVID-19 Rapid Tests

There is currently a temporary shortage in point-of-care (POC) and over-the-counter (OTC) test supplies. To help preserve rapid test kits and supplies and meet the current test demand, CDC recommends the use of laboratory-based testing whenever possible.

-CDC Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)

Click here to read the complete advisory from the CDC’s LOCS newsletter.