Community and facility surveillance COVID-19 testing
Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology (SNP) has been engaged to provide testing for COVID-19 within your facility.
We are pleased to provide this important pathology service and recognise the unique challenges in that COVID-19 testing involves within a facility such as yours.
COVID-19 Testing Response Plan
The COVID-19 Testing Response Plan poster provides a step-by-step guide in the event of a suspected case of COVID-19 within your facility.
Community and facility surveillance Checklist
A detailed checklist is to be completed in the event a suspected case is positive.
This measure is to be implemented to help ensure an efficient process in the subsequent testing of all other residents, patients, poeple and/or employees on site.
Training video for facility staff assisted COVID-19 swab collection
As an additional resource, this animated video will further assist facility staff in performing COVID-19 swab collections.
This video demonstrates the procedure and includes instructions for:
- Appropriate preparation
- Throat and nasal swab collection
- Packaging the completed swab