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Santa Clara County lines up appointment-based COVID-19 testing sites

Original post made on Aug 6, 2020

Beginning this week, Santa Clara County will provide appointment-based testing sites on a consistently scheduled, rotating basis, according to County Supervisor Joe Simitian.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:21 AM

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Posted by short swabs El Camino Hospital
a resident of North Bayshore
on Aug 6, 2020 at 2:41 pm

short swabs El Camino Hospital is a registered user.

From photo here looks like they are using the long invasive swab which is deeply uncomfortable and causes patients to sneeze, meaning that health care providers need to be wearing full protective gear. FDA has approved short swabs, self administered, cheaper Web Link If county wants more people tested they need to promote the self administered shorter swabs.

try El Camino disregard photo on their website, they use short swab (and state that in descriptin of the test on... Web Link

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