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THE COVID-19 TESTING IMPACT CALCULATOR ILLUSTRATES HOW DIFFERENT MITIGATION STRATEGIES CAN MINIMIZE THE SPREAD

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This project has been funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, through the NIH RADxSM Initiative.

Developed by the Consortia for Improving Medicine with Innovation & Technology at MGH and the MIT Institute for Data Systems and Society

Important Information

The COVID-19 Testing Impact Calculator:

  • Provides education and guidance for asymptomatic screening of an organization.
  • Helps determine the testing frequency needed to identify and isolate potentially contagious people.
  • The results assume that 100% of an organization’s population is tested prior to initiating a screening protocol.
  • Assumes the prevalence of COVID-19 within an organization is no greater than that of the broader community.
  • Does NOT ensure that COVID-19 will be kept out of your organization.
  • Does NOT replace the need for other mitigation efforts such as increased social distancing, increased ventilation, and appropriate hygiene practices.
  • The Calculator is subject to the disclaimers set forth on the site and the End User License Agreement
DISCLAIMERs

Neither this site nor the COVID-19 Testing Impact Calculator provides medical advice and should not be used as a substitute for specific medical advice. Information and materials are to inform and educate visitors. Consult a qualified health care provider for answers to your medical questions. Results of using the COVID-19 Testing Impact Calculator are to be used for illustrative purposes only and do not represent medical recommendations.