MCHD Information on Federal Home Tests

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The Marshall County Health Department has issued information on obtaining federal home tests.

On January 14, 2022, the Biden Administration announced the distribution of rapid COVID-19 at-home tests. This administration purchased one billion tests. On January 19th, American households can begin to order these at-home tests. Families can go to to order them and shipping will take place 7-12 days of placing the order.

Starting January 15th, private health insurance companies are required to cover at-home COVID-19 tests for free. Contact your private health insurance carrier for specific steps that must be followed to receive the free at-home tests.

Faith Chapman, MPH
Marshall County Health Department