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Color takeaways from the J.P. Morgan Health Care Conference 2022

Last week we had the opportunity to connect with other healthcare innovators at the 2022 J.P. Morgan Health Care Conference. The conference was held virtually, marking the second year in which this bellwether event has been shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the change of format didn’t seem to dampen the enthusiasm of panelists and

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Meet Catherine Lacavera, Color’s new Chief Legal Officer

We are delighted to welcome Catherine Lacavera to Color as our Chief Legal Officer.  Prior to joining Color, Catherine was at Google, where she spent 16 years building and leading an industry-leading legal team. During her tenure, she held many positions, including responsibility for global litigation, employment, law enforcement and regulatory investigations. Her work at

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Color makes public health happen where public life happens

Following Color’s Series E financing announcement, Othman Laraki shares how Color intends to use the capital to create something that can truly revolutionize the way we deliver healthcare services in this country. 

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Color announces Series E financing, at a valuation of $4.6 billion, to accelerate expansion of accessible and equitable public health infrastructure

With an additional $100 million in funding, at a valuation of $4.6 billion, Color will use the infrastructure built during the pandemic to increase access to essential healthcare services to screen, diagnose, and treat populations where they are.

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Understanding the implications of the OSHA COVID-19 mandate

OSHA issued updated Covid 19 vaccination and testing emergency temporary standards (ETS) on November 4th, 2021. Here’s what it means for your business.

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It’s Breast Cancer Action Month — Here’s What to Do

Is now a good time? One in eight women will develop breast cancer in their life. It’s the second most common cancer in women, following only skin cancer. Breast cancer can be hereditary, which means genetic testing can help reveal who has an increased risk.1 You might be aware of some or all of this

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Meet Gabriel Stricker, Color’s new Chief Communications Officer

We are delighted to welcome Gabriel Stricker to Color as our Chief Communications Officer.  Prior to joining Color, Gabriel was the Chief Communications Officer at Emerson Collective. Previously, he served as the Director of Search Ecosystem at Google, the Vice President of Communications at Niantic, Inc., the Vice President of Policy and Communications at Google

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Color Brings Flexible COVID-19 Testing to Children at Home

The FDA has granted emergency use authorization (EUA) for our at-home, dry swab test kits to monitor COVID-19 infections in minors (age 2 years and older).    The key to providing greater access to health care services is bringing health care to people where they are – their communities, homes, workplaces, and schools. With this

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COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Terminology

COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination: All the Terminology You Need

Confused about COVID-19 testing and vaccines? Here’s a quick overview of the essential COVID-19 testing and vaccination terminology.

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Color’s 2021 Return to Workplace Survey: How Small and Mid-sized Businesses Are Thinking about Bringing Employees Back

In July 2021, Color surveyed over 200 small and mid-sized business owners and HR leaders to find out how smaller companies plan to address bringing people back to the workplace. This included Color customers as well as a representative sample of businesses across the U.S. Here are some highlights of what we found: Reopening the

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We know how to keep kids safe in schools. Now we need to do it.

There are four foundational actions schools can take in order to make it safe for unvaccinated kids. Let’s do this!

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What to Look For in a Testing and Vaccination Partner

What to Look for in a COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Partner

Planning to offer COVID-19 testing or vaccinations? You need an experienced partner. Here’s what to look for in a COVID-19 testing and vaccination partner.

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Color COVID-19 self-swab test kit

Announcing a simple way to start a COVID-19 testing program for your team or organization

The latest offering from Color makes it easy to deliver on-demand or scheduled COVID-19 testing to workgroups and teams.

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Kate Kodesh, Color's new Chief People Officer

Meet Kate Kodesh, Color’s new Chief People Officer

Kate Kodesh, Color’s new Chief People Officer, offers her perspective on the evolving discipline of people operations, managing growth, and the importance of company culture.

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5 best practices for safely bringing students back on campus.

5 Best Practices for Safely Bringing Students Back on Campus

After more than a year of disruption, getting students back to campus is a top priority for university administrators. In our COVID-19 work with higher education institutions, we’ve seen a whirlwind of nearly constant change over the last year. There were shifting return dates, outbreaks that needed containment, and protocols that evolved from having no

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New England Biolabs and Color partner to provide COVID-19 testing to biotech workers essential to global pandemic response 

Color announces $167 million in Series D financing to help build public health infrastructure across the U.S.

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Color’s software facilitating significant increase in COVID-19 testing in California

Antigen vs. PCR-based COVID-19 Testing: Pros & Cons