COVID-19 testing through LabCorp

March 12, 2020

To facilitate greater access to testing for the SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, NC DHHS encourages providers to submit specimens to LabCorp when the following conditions are met: 
➢ Fever AND signs/symptoms of lower respiratory illness (e.g., cough, shortness of breath) AND negative influenza test (rapid or PCR). 
Guidance for testing at LabCorp is available at Clinicians should use their judgment to determine which patients are most in need of testing. NC DHHS does not recommend testing of asymptomatic patients for COVID-19. 

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