Emerging Pathogens

​Here you will find current information on emerging pathogens.


Information for the community and healthcare providers can be found on the DHHR website at:
or by calling the Coronavirus Hotline at 1-800-887-4304

(this document details information about SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic and antibody testing)

Information from CDC can be found here: 
image of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)  

Specimen collection guidance for suspect COVID-19 cases can be found HERE. [updated 04/11/2020]
Specimen collection guidance for outbreaks (60 or more) can be found HERE. [NEW]
Specimen submission forms for suspect COVID-19 cases can be found below.
Molecular (PCR)     Serology (Antibody) -pending
[forms updated 09/01/2020]
Specimen collection kit order form can be found HERE.
After-hours, weekend delivery, and drop off information can be found HERE.