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Hendrickson Highlights Training Labs in Lab Matters

North Caroline Training Lab
Trainees in action at the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health.

Too often training labs are one of the first places targeted for removal or repurposing when public health laboratories need to accommodate increased volume in testing with limited funding. Underestimating their value may lead to missed opportunities. In this article, Warren Hendrickson highlights several benefits training labs bring to public health laboratories including uses related to:

  • Training first responders
  • Community outreach
  • Equipment and standards testing
  • Surge capacity and swing space

Read the full article in Lab Matters, a publication of the Association of Public Health Laboratories.

Photo courtesy of the North Carolina State Public Health Lab.

Warren Hendrickson
Education & Science Director, Central Region