Unseen Heroes of COVID-19

Medical lab professionals across the United States continue to go above and beyond in response to the needs of the COVID-19 pandemic. They are its unseen heroes.

View the stories behind some of these extraordinary people:

‘This Is Going to Happen Once in My Lifetime’

In Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic Laboratories' professionals continue to work nonstop to provide critical COVID test results for patients.

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‘Whatever I Need to Do, I Want to Help’

The Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories team in Milwaukee adapted to be able to deliver COVID test results in just 12 hours.

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‘This Was Turning on a Dime’

New automated testing typically takes months – but the AdventHealth Laboratory team in Tampa brought about the latest automated COVID-19 testing in weeks.

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‘It Came in Like a Windstorm’

The pandemic showed the professionals at HNL Lab Medicine in Allentown, Pennsylvania, that they were able to achieve things they didn't think they could.

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‘A New Normal in 8 Hours’

The team's work and lives changed dramatically when the professionals at UnityPoint Health Pathology Laboratory in Ankeny, Iowa, received their first COVID test delivery. 

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‘Nobody Knew What We Did’

In Sayre, Pennsylvania, the team at Guthrie Laboratory continues to rise to the pandemic's challenges.

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