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    NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Free at home COVID 19 tests from COVID.govNorth Georgia – Testing for COVID-19 is still critical to continue reducing the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, and now those tests are even more readily available.

Free COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits are provided by the federal government in partnership with the United States Postal Service (USPS). Every household in the U.S. is eligible to order the free COVID-19 home tests and have them delivered straight to their door.

To order, go to covid.gov/tests. If help is needed with placing an order, call 1-800-232-0233 to be assisted in either English or Spanish. Anyone with a hearing impairment who needs assistance may use TTY 1-888-720-7489.

Here is what to expect after placing an order:

  • Each order currently includes 8 rapid antigen COVID-19 tests
  • An order of 8 tests will come in 2 separate packages (4 tests in each package), each with its own tracking number
  • Packages will ship free

Here are reasons to test for COVID-19:

  • If experiencing COVID-19 symptoms
  • It is at least 5 days after a known or suspected close contact to COVID-19
  • For screening (schools, workplaces, congregate settings, etc.)
  • To protect before and after travel
  • When asked by a healthcare professional or public health official to do so

Go to covid.gov/tests to order the free COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits without delay.