The Rutgers Global Health Institute Student Council has organized a volunteer effort to help the university execute its COVID-19 testing strategy. The university offers SARS-CoV-2 PCR saliva testing (for the active virus that leads to COVID-19) to employees and students who are working and learning on campus. So far, more than 22,000 people have been tested, many of them multiple times. In order to supply the university’s testing locations with enough testing materials to meet the ongoing need, the testing kits are being assembled en masse by volunteers during shifts at Rutgers Environmental Health and Safety (REHS) on Livingston Campus in Piscataway, New Jersey. Then, Rutgers officials distribute the ready-to-use kits to designated testing sites throughout the entire university. To read the full story.
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