Did you know that every household in the United States is now eligible to order more free rapid COVID-19 test kits from the federal government? That’s right! Whether you’ve ordered tests before or not, you can now request these essential kits to help protect yourself and your loved ones.
Starting from November 20, households that have previously ordered tests during the fall season will be able to request an additional four rapid antigen test kits. If you haven’t ordered any tests yet, don’t worry! You can still place two separate orders, allowing you to receive a total of eight test kits.
The best part? These test kits, along with the shipping, are absolutely free of charge! You can order them conveniently through the United States Postal Service. Just visit special.usps.com/testkits to place your order. If you need any assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out to 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489) for help with placing your order.
The orders will start shipping during the week of November 27, ensuring that you receive your kits in a timely manner. It’s important to note that some test kits may have had their expiration dates extended by the Food and Drug Administration, giving you more time to use them. Visit www.fda.gov/medical-devices/coronavirus-covid-19-and-medical-devices/home-otc-covid-19-diagnostic-tests#list to check if your kit is still usable before discarding it.
These free rapid COVID-19 test kits provide a valuable tool for early detection and prevention. By ordering and utilizing these kits, you are taking an active role in safeguarding your health and the well-being of those around you. Let’s work together to keep our communities safe and healthy!
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Who is eligible to order the free rapid COVID-19 test kits?
Every household in the United States is eligible to order the free rapid COVID-19 test kits.
2. How many test kits can I order?
Households that have ordered tests before can request an additional four rapid antigen test kits. If you haven’t ordered any tests yet, you can place two separate orders, allowing you to receive a total of eight test kits.
3. How much do the test kits cost?
The test kits, including shipping, are completely free of charge.
4. How can I place an order for the test kits?
You can conveniently place your order through the United States Postal Service at special.usps.com/testkits.
5. What should I do if I need help with my order?
If you need assistance with placing your order, you can call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489) for support.
6. When will the orders start shipping?
The orders will begin shipping during the week of November 27.
7. Can expired test kits still be used?
Some test kits may have had their expiration dates extended by the Food and Drug Administration. To check if your kit is still usable, visit www.fda.gov/medical-devices/coronavirus-covid-19-and-medical-devices/home-otc-covid-19-diagnostic-tests#list before discarding it.