PHMDC prioritizing rapid tests for returns to school, work amid low supply
MADISON, Wis. — Public health officials are asking Dane County residents to limit their use of rapid COVID-19 tests because of low supply.
Public Health Madison & Dane County said Monday that it will be prioritizing access to the rapid tests for people testing to return to school and work.
Rapid antigen tests are in very low supply in Dane County. Because of this, rapid tests at our S. Park Street testing location:
❌ Cannot be used for travel-related purposes.
✔️ Will be prioritized for people testing to return to school.
More info: https://t.co/li49G3yNUr
— @publichealthmdc (@PublicHealthMDC) October 11, 2021
“As far as rapid tests go, that is going to be limited just to people who need to be cleared to return to school, work, something like that,” PHMDC spokesperson Morgan Finke said. “If someone is looking for a rapid test for travel, for example, that is not going to be prioritized right now just because we are in such a low supply right now.”
It was not immediately clear why PHDMC’s supply was running low.
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