COVID-19 Testing Frequently Asked Questions
Even fully vaccinated individuals can get Covid and transmit Covid to others. The CDC again confirmed these findings in its 10/15/21 communication. CDC continues to suggest: “Vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals should continue to follow current guidance for Covid testing recommendations.”
Reliant uses PCR and Rapid testing that is sensitive to all new Covid-19 variants. Reliant and our laboratory partners will be able to identify individual strains of the Covid variant should that degree of specificity become necessary.
Eventually, but not yet.
As 2022 approaches, Covid infection rates are rising among all population groups. CDC recommends Covid prevention measures, including Covid testing, until vaccination rates are higher and Covid infection rates decline significantly.
It is still recommended that we follow Covid-19 guidelines. If you have been in contact with someone who has tested positive or has any symptoms, you should take a Covid test. Reliant currently has multiple convenient testing locations throughout LA. View our locations here. If you were wondering about Covid travel restrictions, we have a 24/7 rapid testing location at our LAX Clinic near LAX.