Our Work

APHL offers a variety of tools and resources to assure the quality of public health laboratory systems.

 

 

Lab Competency Implementationhttps://www.aphl.org/toolkits/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=1Lab Competency Implementation<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/lab%20competency%20implementation%20toolbox.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.aphl.org/professional_development/Pages/Competencies-Tools.aspx, https://www.aphl.org/professional_development/Pages/Competencies-Tools.aspx
Residual Dried Blood Spothttps://www.aphl.org/toolkits/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=2Residual Dried Blood Spot<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/residual%20dried%20blood%20spot%20toolkit-middle.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/NBS-Jan2018-RDBS-Toolkit-Update.pdf, https://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/NBS-Jan2018-RDBS-Toolkit-Update.pdf
Moving to a New Sitehttps://www.aphl.org/toolkits/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=3Moving to a New Site<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/moving%20to%20a%20new%20site.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/QS_PracticalGuideMoving_62015.pdf, https://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/QS_PracticalGuideMoving_62015.pdf

 

 

COVID-19 Laboratory Associate Programhttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/WORK-2020-COVID-19-Associate-Flyer.pdfCOVID-19 Laboratory Associate ProgramPut your laboratory skills to work in a public health lab responding to the COVID-19 pandemic: become a COVID-19 Laboratory Associate!
Support Public Health Labs to Protect Our Healthhttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/WORK-2020-PHL-Advocacy.pdfSupport Public Health Labs to Protect Our HealthThis fact sheet outlines the work of public health laboratories, as well as the barriers and solutions to maximizing their potential.
Fentanyl Safety for Public Health Laboratorieshttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/EH-2020-Fentanyl-Stafety.pdfFentanyl Safety for Public Health LaboratoriesThis document outlines potential hazards and appropriate controls to eliminate or minimize risk of fentanyl exposure for public health laboratory personnel conducting opioids testing or biosurveillance.
Y. pestis Biothreat Rule-out Evaluation Toolhttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/PHPR-2020-Biothreat-Rule-Out-Y-pestis.pdfY. pestis Biothreat Rule-out Evaluation ToolThis form is part of the larger "Biothreat Organism Rule-out Evaluation Tool." Use it to help rule-out suspected Y. pestis samples.