KMBC: Johnson County Sheriff's Office spends thousands on new COVID-19 antibody tests

November 24, 2021

The largest full-time law enforcement agency in Kansas does not require its officers to get the COVID-19 vaccine but it is now offering its deputies a COVID-19 antibody test.

It's marketed as a "snapshot" of the body's COVID-19 immunity. But it's not without a lot of questions.

"They are good for looking at previous infection, or previous vaccination," explained Nick Bennett, PharmD BCIDP. Bennett is a board-certified infectious disease pharmacist with Saint Luke's Health System told KMBC via Zoom. 

Watch the full story belore to hear why vaccination is still the best way to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and severe illness. 

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