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Point-of-Care COVID-19 Screening and Testing

Find information for health-care workers on the use of point-of-care COVID-19 screening and testing.

Last updated: January 10, 2022


Guidelines for provincial point-of-care COVID-19 screening and testing

  • Interim Guidance on Point-of-Care Diagnostic Testing for Remote, Rural and Indigenous Communities - This interim guidance is for health-care workers for the use of point-of-care (POC) COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) diagnostic testing to assist with the diagnosis of symptomatic individuals within rural, remote and Indigenous communities in B.C. where laboratory-based diagnostic testing is not readily available (e.g., any situation where unavoidable barriers or delays exist between testing and receipt of results by clients, or key decision-makers where applicable).  

Client resources

Information is available for individuals using rapid antigen tests at:


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