Wayne State temporarily suspends COVID-19 screenings for health care workers

Posted at 4:43 PM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 16:43:23-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Wayne State University, Wayne State Physician Group and ACCESS have suspended COVID-19 health screenings for health care workers and first responders following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home order announced Monday.

The three organizations have been providing drive-thru screening tests for the last four days. To comply with and assist the governor's order, at 6 p.m., Monday, March 23, the testing program will be suspended.

Leaders of the organizations will continue to meet daily to determine how best to continue providing testing for our health care worker and first responder communities in cooperation with local and state officials, a press release states.

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