Kroger-owned pharmacies offering in-store rapid COVID-19 antibody tests

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The antibody tests are available now at Kroger-owned drug stores at Ralphs grocery stores in California and Kroger drug stores in Michigan. The tests, which are supplied by Whitmire Medical, are $25. They were granted emergency situation usage permission from the FDA in July and licensed for broader point-of-care use in September.

The tests, which are supplied by Whitmire Medical, are $25. They were given emergency usage permission from the FDA in July and licensed for broader point-of-care use in September. Individuals who think they might have been contaminated with the infection however arent experiencing symptoms now are eligible for the tests..

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The antibody tests utilize a finger-prick blood sample taken by a certified health professional and can offer results within 15 minutes. The tests can tell individuals if theyve previously been contaminated with COVID-19, however not if they are actively infected..

Kroger Health is now using fast COVID-19 antibody tests at its pharmacies, the seller said Oct. 28..

Kroger has provided in-clinic and at-home COVID-19 diagnostic tests too. The antibody tests are available now at Kroger-owned pharmacies at Ralphs grocery shops in California and Kroger drug stores in Michigan. The company stated the tests will be offered at all Kroger pharmacies by the end of November..

Read Krogers complete press release here.

Maia Anderson –
Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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