In some nursing homes, antigenic tests to detect Covid-19 have almost become routine. Staff regularly submit to this type of sample, thus facilitating precise actions. “VSt is unpleasant, afterwards, as we work with fragile people, we have no choice. You don’t have to, but highly recommended“, notes Priscilla of Sousa, caregiver.
AT Vernon, in the Eure, the staff ofEhpad is strongly encouraged to get tested. During the first wave of the epidemic, 15 residents died there from Covid-19. The interest of these tests, this is well their express results. In 15 minutes, it is possible to know if you are a carrier of the virus. “This allows you to quickly return to service if the test is negative or to be directly isolated if the test is negative.“, indicates Élodie Theault, coordinator of the mobile nasal sampling team.
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