Considerations for Use of SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Testing in Nursing Homes (12/20)

By CDC - December 28, 2020

This document provides a summary of considerations for use of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) antigen testing in nursing homes and is intended for nursing home providers and state and local public health departments.

Also see: Guidance for SARS-CoV-2 Point-of-Care Testing

UPDATE: 


As of December 28, 2020

  • Updated To whom long-term care facilities (LCTFs) should report point-of-care antigen testing data under “Reporting requirements for SARS-CoV-2 tests”