Rapid Antigen Workplace Point of Care TestingJennifer Wiebe
The provincial health office announced this week that they will continue to expand point of care testing support for businesses.
If you wish to access rapid antigen tests to establish an onsite rapid COVID-19 workplace screening program for employees with no symptoms, follow the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) program process to apply.
Email [email protected] for an intake assessment.
If you are accepted into the program, you will receive training and operational support materials and learn about public health reporting requirements. To participate, you will be required to enter into an agreement with the Provincial Health Services Authority
Priority will go to industries with an increased risk of transmission of COVID-19 or outbreaks due to high-contact between workers including food processing plants.
For more support:
The BCCDC is currently inviting employers interested in rapid antigen tests to establish onsite rapid COVID-19 workplace screening programs for employees with no symptoms (asymptomatic) to apply through the Business Council of British Columbia’s Safe Screen BC program. This fee-based program offers guidance and support for rapid workplace screening programs.
Through Safe Screen BC, get:
- Guidance in applying for the PHSA program
- Tools and support to set up rapid antigen screening at your facility
- Access to platform that will help meet public health reporting requirements
Learn more at www.safescreenbc.ca