5 Things to Know About Molecular Testing with Quest

Better Health

    Since Quest began processing the highly complex COVID-19 tests on March 9, we have steadily increased testing capacity to meet the evolving needs for healthcare providers and patients in our communities. So far, we’ve processed approximately 2.15 million diagnostic tests and have grown our capacity to 70,000 per day. We continue to perform […]

COVID-19 Serology (Antibody) Testing: Why to Test and What the Test Results Mean

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The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, has threatened global public health and is associated in particular with respiratory-related morbidity and mortality. This beta coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is believed to have originated in Wuhan City in China and then spread worldwide. As of May 23, 2020, more than 5.3 million cases have been reported […]

How You Can be a Hero in a Post–COVID-19 World

Community

Americans have adapted and adjusted to a new way of life over the past few months as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are all learning to survive in a socially-distanced, work-from-home environment as we take precautions to protect ourselves and those around us. However, as restrictions are being lifted, there are people that […]

Quest Diagnostics Joins Forces with More Than 100 Companies to Support the Ascend COVID-19 Action Agenda

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Quest is an industry leader in the nation’s response to thwarting the COVID-19 pandemic. Today we’re proud to announce Quest is also taking a leading role in promoting inclusion during this pandemic by standing with over 100 companies and other leading organizations to address the adverse impacts of the pandemic on underrepresented populations. COVID-19 is […]

JRMC Medical Center and Quest Diagnostics Team Up to Provide Testing for Newark School System Teachers and Staff

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On Friday, May 15, 2020, the JRMC Medical Center joined forces with Quest Diagnostics to provide the first round of testing services to members of the Newark Board of Education Faculty and Administrative Staff as part of the ongoing COVID-19 prevention and treatment campaign. Testing took place at Malcolm X Shabazz High School. There are […]

5 Ways Genetic Counselors are evolving during COVID-19

Better Health

We are all trying to get used to this new “normal” during the COVID-19 pandemic. One thing we can all agree on­—going forward, the healthcare industry will work differently. Although not typically on the “front lines” of critical care, the field of medical genetics still has patients with many important needs that must be met. […]