Recommendations for Providers

If you are a health care provider evaluating a patient for suspected 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and would like to request testing through the Utah Public Health Laboratory, you must follow the criteria in the UDOH HAN document linked below and submit a request using the COVID-19 Test Request Tool linked below. All specimens must be submitted with a completed Utah Public Health Laboratory lab submission form. Specimens that do not meet these criteria will not be tested.

Please refer to the CDC website for other healthcare provider guidance.

Utah Public Health Laboratory Specimen Submission

UPDATE: UDOH HAN# 03232020-01 – Expanded Criteria for Evaluation and Testing of Persons Under Investigation (PUI) for COVID-19

COVID-19 Test Request Tool

Utah Interim Guidelines for Clinical Specimens from Patients Under Investigation (PUIs) for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Resources for Health Care Professionals

COVID-19 Treatment Suggestions for Providers

Guidance about Global Travel on Cruise Ships, Including River Cruises, due to Coronavirus Disease

Discontinuation of Home Isolation for Persons with COVID-19 (Interim Guidance)

Informational Poster for Clinical Settings

Interim Guidance for Healthcare Professionals

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Confirmed 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) or Patients Under Investigation for 2019-nCoV in Healthcare Settings

Interim Clinical Guidance for Management of Patients with Confirmed 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Infection

Interim Guidance for Implementing Home Care of People Not Requiring Hospitalization for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Utah Interim Guidelines for Collecting, Handling, and Testing Clinical Specimens 

Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for 2019-nCoV in the United States

Interim U.S. Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Healthcare Personnel with Potential Exposure in a Healthcare Setting to Patients with 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Healthcare Licensing Information from the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing