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 https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/hcp/index.html 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)

Interim Guidelines for Collecting, Handling, and Testing Clinical Specimens from Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (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