TestNebraska project kept MLH on its toes
July 15, 2021
Thanks to organization and planning, Mary Lanning Healthcare Laboratory Services was able to weather the storm of COVID-19 testing.
Between Aug. 17, 2020 and May 1, 2021, the lab collected 7,266 samples for TestNebraska, the state-sponsored effort to provide COVID-19 testing.
During the pandemic, MLH employees volunteered to staff the drive-up testing site on the east side of the MLH hospital building. Terri Brown, MLH director of laboratory and pathology services, said the program started out slowly and built up quickly as more testing supplies were available and demand for testing grew....