Study Objectives

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Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria

To be included:

  • You must be able to read and understand the consent form in English and have access to a computer, smartphone, or tablet that will allow you to provide information about your health through online surveys.

  • You agree to collect samples in your home several times over a year-long study period. You will be using a collection kit that will be sent to you. We will provide instruction about collecting the small amount of saliva we will need and sending it back to our lab for analysis.

  • You must be willing to provide information about your health on a smartphone, tablet, or computer several times over the course of the study. These are short surveys that should take less than 10 minutes to complete.

You will be excluded if:

  • You were hospitalized for COVID-19.

  • Have certain conditions such as dialysis or organ transplant.

If you choose to participate initially, you may terminate your involvement at any time.

What to expect as a participant