University Hospitals (UH) and Cleveland Clinic have begun offering prioritized COVID-19 testing to first responders, including the following:
- EMS and Fire personnel
- Law Enforcement
“We consider first responders our valued partners in the fight against COVID-19, and will do all we can to protect them and our UH caregivers while caring for the community,” said Thomas F. Zenty III, CEO of University Hospitals.
“First responders are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and we believe it is vital to ensure they have immediate access to testing,” said Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., President and CEO, Cleveland Clinic. “As partners together in this, we want to further support those serving our communities to ensure they remain healthy so they continue to provide the critical services they bring to the public.”
Testing criteria and information will be communicated to first responder and law enforcement offices. For questions, first responders should contact their EMS Coordinator.
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for updates on this rapidly evolving situation.