How to decide if you should get tested for Covid-19 before seeing friends and family
Evelyn Gosnell is considering a Covid-19 test ahead of a camping trip.
Evelyn Gosnell and some friends are planning a camping trip next month for a birthday celebration. Gosnell, a Bay Area-based behavioral scientist in her 30s, said the group has agreed to quarantine for two weeks ahead of the trip to reduce the risk of exposure to Covid-19.
They’re also considering an at-home coronavirus test that they would each order by mail and drop off at a local FedEx or UPS location. Gosnell said she would stay home for a few days before taking the test and be careful while waiting for the results.
But she has reservations about the whole plan, because in the U.S. there remains a limited number of tests and a backlog at the labs that’s delaying results by a week or more. Gosnell doesn’t …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]