Tulsa Health Department Launches Online Scheduling For COVID-19 Testing

The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire

 

The Tulsa Health Department (THD) has launched a new assessment, testing and contact tracing solution to streamline its COVID-19 testing process. The online platform, powered by Qualtrics, focuses on three steps: assess, test and contact trace. Individuals can now access the assessment and schedule their COVID-19 test and receive results online.

“This online scheduling platform will streamline the process for individuals wanting to be tested for COVID-19 here in Tulsa County,” said Dr. Bruce Dart, executive director of THD. “Through this online assessment, individuals will be able to schedule their COVID-19 test online and receive their results through the same platform making it convenient for both the individual and our case notification team.”

Additionally, THD will streamline its contact tracing process through the platform, where the sharing of contact and location information from confirmed positive cases will help reduce the spread of the virus. Individuals will answer questions to determine current risk factors, including their health, any recent travel, place of employment, and possible exposure to individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19.

“We have been contact tracing positive cases in Tulsa County since the first case back in March,” Dr. Dart said. “The quicker confirmed cases


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