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Covid Self-Testing At Home or Anywhere…

How to Get an At-Home COVID-19 Test

  • Order Four (4) free at-home COVID-19 tests available for U.S. households through the federal government at¬†

  • Buy tests¬†online or in pharmacies and retail stores. Private health insurance may reimburse the cost of purchasing self-tests. Visit¬†FDA‚Äôs website¬†for a list of authorized tests.

  • Contact¬†your local health department to find out about the availability of free tests.

  • If you‚Äôre not able to obtain a self-test when you need it, you might also¬†visit a¬†community testing site, or contact a healthcare provider¬†for more options.

  • Tests are NOT free at Valley View Health Center.

How to Use an At-Home COVID-19 Test

Read the complete manufacturer’s instructions for use before using the test.

  • Wash your hands before and after you collect a nasal specimen for your test.

  • To use an at-home test, you will collect a nasal specimen and then test that specimen.

  • If you do not follow the manufacturer‚Äôs instructions, your test result may be incorrect.

  • The manufacturer may have extended the expiration date for your self-test. Please check the manufacturer‚Äôs website to confirm the expiration date, if needed.

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