Athletics

Do you need help testing your student athletes?

COVID Health Project is equipped to serve the unique testing needs of college athletic departments. 

Working with your director of sports medicine or athletic trainer, CHP delivers program support and testing at the scale, volume, frequency, and variation required by athletic departments. 

CHP provides RT-PCR and other validated molecular testing supplies, CLIA/CAP-certified lab work and HIPAA-compliant reporting and also sample collection training, logistics support and guidance navigating complex and ever-changing legal and regulatory requirements.  

From help with NCAA regulations to understanding how to mitigate against the health and budget risks that come along with false positives, CHP can be your guide and trusted partner for COVID-19 testing at scale. 

Having secured testing supplies and lab capacity, CHP is equipped to be your department’s primary provider or back up supplier when additional testing is needed. CHP is nimble, flexile, resourceful, and capable of turning around results within 48 hours of lab receipt.  

To learn more about planning and budgeting for COVID-19 testing requirements, please fill out the form below:

Testing — and its turnaround time — could swing CFB's fall fate

“Hardin said that backlog was one of Texas’ main considerations when partnering with Campus Health Project, which helps arrange dedicated lab space for its partners.”

Desperate to Play: Coronavirus' Impact on College Sports

Thomas Huard, an expert in clinical laboratories and diagnostic testing, started the COVID Health Project this summer to help colleges and universities increase their testing capacity not just for athletes but for all students they are welcoming back on campus. “They don’t necessarily have the right resources to do all the testing. So, it’s a concern because I don’t know of a university football team that hasn’t had positive cases,” Huard said.

Texas signs ‘mid six-figure’ deal with Austin start-up to handle twice-weekly COVID testing

The UT athletic department has entered into an agreement worth “mid six-figures” for the fall semester with Austin-based start-up COVID Health Project to test athletes twice a week, according to company CEO and Texas ex Chuck Brady. “The logistics of delivering testing for athletes is really tough,” Brady said. “I would argue it’s probably the toughest and most scrutinized. From the time you’ve got take and return a sample, it’s really tight.”