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titleWhat days and time of the week can I go get a COVID-19 test?

BrainHealth Imaging Center (BPI 1.2C1) Monday 8:00AM30AM-11:00AM and 2:00PM-3:00PM30PM.

Main Campus (AD 2.216) Wednesday 8:00AM-11:00AM and 2:00PM-3:00PM.

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titleCan I meet with participants the same day that I took a COVID-19 test?

No, HSR personnel must wait to receive a negative result via email before meeting with participants. A negative test result is valid for 1 week following the test day. Therefore, if an HSR Personnel was tested on Monday and received their negative result on Tuesday at 2:00 pm, they could start running participant Tuesday starting at 2:01 pm through Sunday.  A new test would be needed on the following Monday with a negative test result to continue running participants.

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titleHow soon are test results available?

Results will typically be available within 12 – 24 hours of testing.

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titleIf a HSR Personnel is not meeting participants for the given week, but they still need to go to campus, do they still have to take a COVID-19 test?

No, however, they must still follow Return to Research Process guidelines and schedule campus time.

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Labs must follow their IRB protocol. Need more info.
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titleWhat if a lab requires more than 3 personnel per week to meet with participants?

Exceptions? Can lab cover costs for more COVID-19 tests? Need more info.

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titleHow many participants can a lab schedule to meet in-person per week?
Do researchers who handle human samples for processing also need to take a COVID-19 test?

No. The COVID-19 testing program is specific to those investigators who will have in-person contact with research participants.  For information on appropriate safety protocols when handling biospecimens please contact ibcc@utdallas.edu  

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titleDo HSR Personnel who conduct field research need to take a COVID-19 test?

Yes. Any UTD investigator who will conduct in-person interactions with research participants will need to participate in the COVID-19 testing program.

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titleDo research participants have to be tested?

No. At this time, testing for research participants is not available.

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titleWill the Office of Research provide PPE to labs?

Until a lab is able to re-establish a PPE supply line, the Office of Research has a limited supply of PPE it can offer. To inquire about availability, please contact: Tyler.Tornblom@utdallas.edu