SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO
SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 25, 2016 (July 25, 2016)
CHEMBIO DIAGNOSTICS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
|of Incorporation)||Identification Number)|
|3661 Horseblock Road|
|Medford, NY 11763|
|(Address of principal executive offices)|
|(Registrant’s Telephone Number)|
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
On July 25, 2016, Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. issued a press release announcing a proposed public offering of its common stock. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
The press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 is intended to be filed (not furnished) for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, and will be deemed to be incorporated by reference in applicable filings under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act.
|ITEM 9.01.||FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS|
The following exhibit is intended to be deemed filed (rather than furnished) as part of this report.
|99.1||Press release dated July 25, 2016.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Chembio Diagnostics, Inc.|
|By:||/s/ John J. Sperzel III|
|John J. Sperzel III|
Chief Executive Officer
Date: July 25, 2016