Information You Need: University of Arizona Expands Free Antibody Testing for Essential Workers

In April, the University of Arizona launched their Antibody Testing Initiative, which provides free antibody testing for essential workers including healthcare care workers and first responders. Since the initiative’s launch, testing sites have been expanded and may now be found in all 15 Arizona counties in efforts to test 250,000 essential workers across the state. Registration is required and the specific testing site will be determined during the sign-up process.

For more information about the Antibody Testing Initiative and to see if you qualify for free antibody testing, please visit this link.

Essential workers included in this round of testing: 

  • Public Safety Officer
  • Firefighter
  • EMT
  • Arizona Department of Corrections Officer
  • Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections Officer
  • Arizona Department of Child Safety Employee
  • Education Workers (pre-K – grade 20 teachers, faculty, adjunct faculty, cooperative extension specialists, graduate teaching assistants, administration, staff, and any other employees of an educational institution)
  • Food Service Workers (grocery stores, agriculture, food preparation and service)
  • Hospitality Workers (hotel, etc.)
  • Public and Other Transportation Services (bus, taxi, Uber/Lyft, etc.)
  • Solid Waste Collection Workers
  • Warehouse and Delivery Workers
  • Utilities (energy, water, waste water)
  • Government and Community-Based Services
  • Childcare Workers
  • Group Homes, Day Programs, Disability Programs
  • Information Technology Professionals
  • Environmental Services, Facilities Management Workers
  • Frontline Financial Workers (bank tellers, etc.)
  • Journalists
  • National Guard

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