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County issues order requiring hospitals, clinics to step up COVID-19 testing

Original post made on Jun 11, 2020

Citing a continual lag in COVID-19 testing by hospitals, Santa Clara County issued a new order on Wednesday requiring hospitals and clinics to test at least three categories of people.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 4:34 PM

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Posted by Mike94040
a resident of Gemello
on Jun 11, 2020 at 3:09 pm

The story is a little confusing in that it says health care providers must test "patients" within their systems that meet certain criteria. Does that mean people who have gotten sick and have come to the provider for treatment, or does it mean "members" of that health care system that meet the criteria, but may not be presenting as "patients" seeking treatment?

Posted by Really?
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Jun 11, 2020 at 3:34 pm

It means that SCC wanted 4000 tests per day, but couldn't get it together in order to get to her next phase, guess what? We are already in the next phase. The outdoor dining guidelines are unintelligible. Bottom line, SCC doesn't want to see boozers in the street unless they order a substantial meal preferably with their family in a single transaction. We are doomed:)

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