Coronavirus

There has been interest in testing for the coronavirus antibodies as this is a way to tell if someone has been exposed to the virus in the past. The University of Arizona has added several more job categories that qualify for the coronavirus antibody tests to the testing registration website.  Individuals employed within the following occupational categories are now eligible to participate:

Approved Expanded Categories:

  • Food service: grocery store workers, agriculture workers, food prep and service (delivery, table, etc.)
  • Public and other transportation services (bus, taxi, Uber/Lyft etc.)
  • Solid waste collectors
  • Warehouse and delivery workers
  • Utilities (energy, water and wastewater workers)
  • Government and community-based services
  • Childcare workers
  • Group homes/day programs; disability programs
  • IT professionals
  • Environmental Services, Facilities Managers
  • Educators (P-20)
  • Front-line financial workers (bank tellers, etc.)
  • Hospitality (hotel, etc.)

Testing is being done at La Paz Regional Hospital.

Please visit the registration website at https://covid19antibodytesting.arizona.edu/

 

For more information on La Paz County and the state, please visit the ADHS coronavirus website at www.azdhs.gov/coronavirus, the CDC website at www.cdc.gov/COVID19 , the La Paz County Health Department website at https://www.lpchd.com/ and the Facebook page @LaPazCounty.HealthDepartment.

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