The ongoing pandemic makes it critical for facilities managers to keep their buildings and staff safe. As a result, they need to know if their facilities are free from infection. It is now possible to get fast, accurate indoor air quality (IAQ) results with an easy-to-use COVID-19 Environmental Test Kit. The test kit, made by Building Health Check, tests for SARS-CoV-2, the type of Coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
Assess Risk of Infection, Effectiveness of Prevention Protocols, and Environmental Controls
Environmental surface testing is a key resource in assessing the risk of infection, prevention, and control. Because viruses spread through our contact with hard surfaces such as doors, railings, surfaces, and shared office equipment, if left unaddressed, the spread of the virus is often amplified through these environments. Especially in high traffic areas such as commons areas, hallways, stairwells, kitchens, bathrooms, elevators, and reception areas. These areas are considered the highest risk of spreading infection.
In these environments, a risk management plan is considered exponentially more effective when incorporating COVID-19 environmental testing. This is why Building Health Check has introduced the do-it-yourself Coronavirus test kit, to empower facilities managers to collect samples from high-use areas of their buildings and get the results they need to make important decision pertaining to their reopening plans.
Your building management staff then collects samples with easy to follow, step-by-step instructions, using an aseptic swab (5- and 10-swabs kits are available, all inclusive) and the samples are then sent to EDLab laboratories for analyses within 24-72 hours.
Using industry-leading technology, the accredited EDLab environmental laboratory performs precise testing for the presence of the Coronavirus. The EDLab microbiology team worked closely with Building Health Check to developed a COVID test kit that is easy to use and precise, consistent, and repeatable for first-time users. The test analysis procedure utilizes RNA gene expression to detect the presence of the coronavirus. After testing, the diagnostics laboratory, EDLab provides your easy to understand, detailed report within 3-5 business days. To ensure your comfort in understanding the results our support team is on hand to answer any questions you may have so you can feel confident in sharing the information with your team.
Reassure Your Organization That There is a Coronavirus Management Program in Place
The Coronavirus test kit is essential for performing indoor bio-surveillance for COVID-19 exposure. Incorporating the COVID-19 Test Kit into your Risk Management Plan gives you the oversight to monitor the effectiveness of disinfection and decontamination efforts practiced by cleaning crews. As a result, you have a clear understanding of the building is ready for re-occupancy. Reassuring your employees, team members, students’ and their families that a meaningful Coronavirus management program is in place.
DIY COVID Testing: Save Costs, Gain Valuable Insights for Your Buildings
The cutting-edge technology developed by EDLabs and Building Health Check takes the guesswork out of the equation. And in turn, empowers you and your team to make the decision that is so important in these times. The Coronavirus environmental test kit is a fast and easy DIY solution that gives building managers the information they need. Helping to take appropriate actions and make the right decisions to keep their buildings and occupants safe.