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Covid-19 Testing in Irvine

As the covid-19 pandemic continues to spread throughout the world, Premium Health is taking steps to ensure that our patients are able to get the care and treatment they need. We are now offering covid-19 testing at our facility in Irvine. There are two main types of...

What Is The Limit Of Detection (LoD)

The Limit of Detection (LoD) is the lowest concentration of a substance that can be measured and reported with 99% confidence. It is an important concept in many fields, including public health and safety. In the context of testing for Covid-19, the LoD may refer to...

The Benefits Of Testing Your Team Weekly

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, many employers have been wondering what they can do to keep their employees safe. One option that is gaining popularity is workplace-based testing for SARS-CoV-2. This type of testing can help identify infection in employees...

Can Pets Get COVID-19?

There is still much unknown about the novel coronavirus and how it affects animals, but the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released some guidelines on what to do if you think your pet may have contracted COVID-19. If you or someone in your household is sick...

How To Grocery Shop For Stay-At-Home Success

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do a lot of things, including the way we grocery shop. In an effort to practice social distancing and prevent the spread of disease, many people are opting to stay home and order their groceries online instead of making...

What Is Herd Immunity?

Herd immunity is when a large enough proportion of a population is immune to a disease, making its spread unlikely. The concept of herd immunity was first described in 1871 by English scientist William Osler. Herd immunity protects people who are unable to build up...

Does Hand Sanitizer Kill COVID-19?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. You can find hand sanitizers in...

How Accurate Are At-Home COVID Tests?

During the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, the number of Americans tested for the virus was relatively low. The inadequate diagnostic testing capacity caused this.  Although the supply of testing equipment is better, there is still a deficit due to increased...

COVID-19 Test Types

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, there has been an influx of ways to find out whether you are infected with the virus. Here are ways of testing for COVID-19 infection and the best time to use the different types of Covid tests. Polymerase Chain Reaction...