“Due to global demand, there is no definitive shipping date for more swabs. Based on the current demand of 250-280 tests a day, Anchorage will run out of tests by Sunday,” the bulletin said.
The release said:
The following swabs are needed immediately:
Nasopharyngeal swab with synthetic tip (ex. Dacron, Nylon, Polyester) with non-wooden shaft.
NP swab should have sterile tube containing 2-3ml viral transport media (VTM)
Please take swabs to:
Drive Thru COVID19 Testing Site
4115 Lake Otis Parkway
“Please use the back entrance/ employee parking lot (behind tan and brown building)
Hours of donation: 9:00 AM- 7:00 PM 7 days a week.”