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Information for navigating COVID-19 with testing.

Given the unparalleled threats and uncertainty brought on by COVID-19, sharing information is more important than ever. Here you’ll gain insights, knowledge and strategies to help you navigate the challenges, improve decision-making and take control of your workplace and your life.

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Wastewater testing for COVID-19 hot-spot detection: What’s the scoop on poop?

Analyzing wastewater samples to detect the presence of chemicals isn’t new. Health officials have long used it to ascertain the pervasiveness of opioids in communities. Using fecal samples to diagnose medical conditions isn’t new either, but researchers have begun analyzing wastewater with fecal testing tools and are finding it effective for community surveillance on the prevalence and severity of COVID-19.