[Tagging] healthcare=sample_collection

Andrew Harvey andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 21:31:50 UTC 2021


Sounds reasonable. Further tagging can be added later to specify collection
types, but at a high level this is good.

On Mon, 11 Jan 2021 at 22:47, Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging <
tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:

> There are many places that collect samples of blood/urine/etc for medical
> purposes.
>
> In many cases tagging such point as healthcare=laboratory is not a good
> idea as
> laboratory is somewhere else (or mapper is unable to check where
> laboratory exists)
>
> Unlike healthcare=laboratory such points are typically accessible to
> public and
> mappable
>
> I am not aware about any good tag for that - what about
> healthcare=sample_collection ?
>
> With definition "places where samples of blood/urine/etc are collected
> (possibly also taken)
> for purpose of analyzing them. Useful when tagged on standalone locations,
> should not
> be added to places such as amenity=hospital. For donating blood see
> healthcare=blood_donation"
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