Press Release

Colorado State Lab now able to test for COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 2, 2020

Contact: Deanna Herbert, Deanna.Herbert@state.co.us, 303-691-7870

 

Denver, March 2, 2020: The State Laboratory at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment can now test for COVID-19. Prior to now, testing had only been done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The test will be used for people who meet the criteria for COVID-19 testing only; it is not available to the general public.