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Maryland State Senator Visits Avalon Lab Solutions

  Maryland State Senator Shelly Hettleman visited Avalon Laboratory Solutions at the Amatus Health headquarters! Avalon staff were grateful for the opportunity to speak with Hettleman about the company’s commitment to value-based care, accurate and timely results, and authentic and long-lasting relationships. Avalon looks forward to forming new and collaborative partnerships, so please feel free to reach out to Shani Rauh at [email protected] for additional…

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When Should You Get Tested for COVID-19?

Ideally, you could get tested for COVID-19 at any time. During a pandemic of a virus that frequently causes no symptoms, it’s always a good idea to know your status. However, there are cases where it’s particularly important to get tested. If you are feeling sick, make sure to get a test. Fatigue, a cough,…

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How are COVID-19 Tests Administered?

You’ve no doubt been hearing all about the importance of COVID-19 testing since March. But less has been written about how these tests are actually administered. There are a few different ways that samples are collected, though some are used more often than others. Nasal and nasopharyngeal swabs have been pretty common throughout the COVID-19…

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The Importance of Widespread COVID-19 Testing

Nearly every public health expert and organization agrees that—in the absence of a COVID-19 vaccine—widespread testing is key to curtailing the pandemic. It’s crucial on the individual level of isolating people who are infected and their close contacts. But it is equally important on a national/global level; extensive testing allows experts to identify virus hotspots…