05/20/22 Health Advisory: CDC Recommends 5-11 year olds get a Pfizer COVID-19 Booster

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Vaccine

Testing

Processing times

Labs report varying amounts of time to process COVID-19 tests. To support faster turnaround, we encourage providers to use in-state labs. The table below shows COVID-19 test processing times for in-state private labs.

Lab Time to process test Tests processed daily
FidaLab 24 hours 300-350
Kaiser 24–48 hours 600
LabCorp 48–96 hours Unknown
Northwest Pathology 24–48 hours 3,000
Quest 24–48 hours 700
UW Virology 24–72 hours 6,500
Atlas Genomic 24–48 hours 10,000

Therapeutics

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) allocates monoclonal antibodies and oral antivirals to each state. DOH distributes doses to enrolled providers. Providers must enroll to order therapies in HPoP to manage COVID-19 therapies. For help, email mcm@doh.wa.gov.

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Reporting

Confirmed cases can be reported to us via fax to our secure fax line (360) 425-7531. To report by phone, call (360) 414-5599 x 6431 during business hours, (360) 636-9595 after hours.

Contacting the Health Department

Questions? Contact Cowlitz County Health & Human Services at (360) 414-5599.

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