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Testing internet connection speeds since 2000

To start the internet connection speed test, click the start button. A simple upload and download internet speed test will help you measure your current connection speeds to the internet.

20101224-icon-alert How to get more accurate results

Your internet connection speed can be affected by many factors. To help achieve the most accurate test results, please follow these simple steps:

  • Close any other open browser windows you may have open.
  • Close any programs that you have running which may be connecting to the internet.
  • Run this speed test at different times of the day and different days of the week. Network usage will vary depending on the time of day and your speed may be directly affected by the changes in the network.

20101224-how-works How does the internet connection speed test work?

The internet connection speed test measures that amount of time that it takes to download and upload a file. This

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Tulane Health System begins using COVID-19 new testing technology that gives results in minutes

Tulane Health System now has available a COVID-19 test that will give results in minutes.Administrators for the health system said Monday the tests are available for all inpatient admissions for COVID-19, giving them additional protection for staff and patients.According to Tulane, the test can give results in as little as five minutes. It will also be administered to patients who have no symptoms.Tests are available at Tulane Medical Center, Tulane Lakeside Hospital and the Tulane Cancer Center, according to the health system. It was developed by Abbott Laboratories.”The speed of this new testing capability – which was granted emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration late last week – also lets us quickly know which patients are and are not COVID-positive,” said Dr. Brandon Mauldin, Tulane Health System’s chief medical officer. Tulane officials said they are also discussing how they can work with other area hospitals to … Read More