Meet Catherine Lacavera, Color’s new Chief Legal Officer

November 15, 2021

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... Read More

November 10, 2021

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... Read More

November 9, 2021

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... Read More

November 4, 2021

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

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

October 8, 2021

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... Read More

Meet Gabriel Stricker, Color’s new Chief Communications Officer

September 21, 2021

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... Read More

Color Brings Flexible COVID-19 Testing to Children at Home

September 20, 2021

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... Read More

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

September 15, 2021

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

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

September 8, 2021

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... Read More

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

August 24, 2021

There are four foundational actions schools can take in order to make it safe for unvaccinated kids. Let's do... Read More

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

August 5, 2021

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... Read More

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

July 29, 2021

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

Meet Kate Kodesh, Color’s new Chief People Officer

July 14, 2021

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... Read More

5 Best Practices for Safely Bringing Students Back on Campus

May 26, 2021

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... Read More

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

February 2, 2021

Today, biotech manufacturer and supplier New England Biolabs (NEB) and Color, a leading health technology company committed to advancing public health, announced their partnership providing weekly COVID-19 testing to NEB’s US-based employees. This partnership enables NEB... Read More

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

January 4, 2021

Color, a health technology company committed to advancing public health, today announced a $167 million Series D financing round. This brings Color to $278 million in total financing, with a valuation of $1.5 billion. Color will use the funding to expand its work building public... Read More

Color at NSGC 2020

November 18, 2020

Each year the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) holds its annual conference to discuss the most pressing issues in genetic counseling, share best practices and connect genetic counselors from across the country. As with many other conferences this year, this year is... Read More

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

October 30, 2020

Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Burlingame-based health technology company Color will provide software infrastructure and test collection kits in support of the collaboration between PerkinElmer Health Sciences, Inc. and the California Department of Public... Read More

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

October 20, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, new questions around different types of tests and testing models are arising – and the best choice for any given population isn’t always clear. Antigen testing and rapid point-of-care tests are facing new questions about their accuracy,... Read More

Awareness to Action: Navigating breast cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic

October 8, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Breast Cancer Awareness Month looks a little different. For many people, routine cancer screenings have been postponed or canceled, due to concerns about the risks associated with attending in-person appointments. As always, Color observes this... Read More