UW Health’s lab performed its first COVID-19 test at University Hospital on March 19, 2020. Almost a year later, they have run nearly 200,000 COVID-19 tests. Today, UW Health recognizes the efforts of the medical technologists, specimen receiving technicians, pathology faculty, development specialists, lab quality and lab leaders who have often worked 80 to 100 hours per week to achieve this remarkable feat. Learn more
Take a look inside our lab and hear from some of our healthcare heroes who stepped up to help deal with the pandemic.