[Tagging] RFC: healthcare=sample_collection

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 22:00:06 UTC 2021


This proposal will be useful for tagging COVID-19 testing sites, since
often they are just collecting a nasal swab or a blood sample, and not
actually running the test right there.

It will also make it possible to tag the location of a phlebotomy room in a
hospital or clinic building, where blood is drawn or other samples
collected, but it is then sent to a different building which actually does
the test (the healthcare=laboratory feature).

-- Joseph Eisenberg

On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 9:24 AM Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging <
tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:

>
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/healthcare%3Dsample_collection
>
> There are permanent locations collecting samples without being
> laboratories and there is
> no way to tag them.
>
> This proposals introduces way to tag them and way to distinguish
> laboratories
> that are completely closed to general public from ones that are also
> collecting
> medical samples.
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