DOH accredits Philippine Red Cross CDO for COVID-19 testing


The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Cagayan de Oro Molecular Laboratory for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing now has a license to operate!


PRC Chairman and CEO Dick Gordon announced on Friday, September 18, that the PRC Cagayan de Oro Molecular Laboratory for COVID-19 testing now has a license to operate from the Department of Health (DOH).

It is the 5th licensed COVID-19 test laboratory in Cagayan de Oro City.


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With this, more people can now get tested in the city and its neighboring municipalities.

The newest COVID-19 laboratory is located along Capitol Drive at the Capitol Compound.

Other licensed COVID-19 testing labs in the city include the government-owned Northern Mindanao Medical Center (GeneXpert) and Northern Mindanao TB Regional Center and privately operated Polymedic Medical Plaza, Inc., and Maria Reyna Xavier University Hospital.