Colorado Will Test For Coronavirus At Every Nursing Home Every Week For 8 Weeks

Outlet: Colorado Public Radio

Colorado Public Radio: Watching as even the strictest lockdown measures failed to stop the disease, two researchers at Colorado State University launched a pilot study in mid-March to test employees at five skilled nursing facilities. The researchers, Dr. Nicole Ehrhart, who directs CSU’s healthy aging center, and Greg Ebel, a microbiology professor, suspected that asymptomatic staff members were bringing COVID-19 to work with them. It turns out, they were.