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Table 1 Say Yes! COVID Test (SYCT) program partners and collaborators and their respective roles

From: At-home testing to mitigate community transmission of SARS-CoV-2: protocol for a public health intervention with a nested prospective cohort study

Institution Role
NIH Study funder; provided test kits, approved protocol, and implementation plans, led SYCT launch, and coordinated study activities among stakeholders
CDC Assisted with protocol development and selection of SYCT communities, engaged local and state health departments
RADx-UP Coordination and Data Collection Center (Duke Clinical Research Institute and the UNC Center for Health Equity Research) Led design of SYCT intervention and ecological analysis, consulted on public health intervention protocol development, implementation of community-based distribution; created, designed, and implemented marketing campaign for public health intervention; consulted on design and implementation of community engagement plan; tracked kit distribution from local distribution partners; performed data integration and analysis, and manuscript preparation; responsible for all elements of SYCT substudy design, survey development, data management and analysis, and reporting
NCCU Assisted with design and implementation of community engagement strategy and identification of local distribution partners
CCPH Led design and implementation of community engagement plan for SYCT; led engagement and relationship building efforts with local distribution partners
University of Massachusetts Data management partner for the SYCT substudy
Pitt County (NC) Health Department Coordinated test distribution and local distribution partner engagement for SYCT in Pitt County, NC
Chattanooga (TN) Health Department Coordinated test distribution and local distribution partner engagement for SYCT in Chattanooga, TN
Quidel Manufactured at-home tests; applied for and received emergency use authorization from FDA
CareEvo Designed the study mobile application; coordinated online ordering portal and distribution of kits via Amazon
Amazon Distributed test kits requested through an online ordering system
DataRobot Conducted simulations during planning for the public health intervention to guide community selection
Noble Laboratory (UNC) Processed and tested wastewater samples from North Carolina
Biobot Analytics, Inc. Processed and tested wastewater samples from Tennessee
  1. Abbreviations: CCPH Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, FDA US Food and Drug Administration, NCCU North Carolina Central University, NIH National Institutes of Health, RADx-UP Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics–Underserved Populations, UNC University of North Carolina