UPDATE: You Can Order More Free Home Tests Kits!
Starting on March 7th, 2022, you can order free at-home test kits, and they will mail them to you totally free! No charge and nothing to cancel. It’s so nice to have them on hand when you need them. We just used one last night!
First, order free at-home COVID-19 Tests from the post office, with free shipping! This is a government site. Tests will be shipped through the United States Postal Service.
Update #2: This company, Covab, is giving away more free covid tests!
Update #3: Medicare is offering up to 8 free Covid-19 Home Tests PER MONTH!!
UPDATE! Now, you can do a second order with USPS
Currently, residential households in the U.S. can order #4 free at-home tests on USPS.com. Starting this week, you can place a second order (for a total of 8 free at-home tests per household).
Here’s what you need to know about your order:
Each order includes #4 individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests
Orders will ship free
Starting this week, limit of #2 orders per residential address
What is an at home covid test?
These tests, called antigen tests, work by looking for the presence of specific proteins associated with the coronavirus. If they are detected, a positive result appears on a test strip in a matter of minutes, much like a home pregnancy test. -AARP
How do i get insurance to pay for Home Covid tests?
Starting Saturday, January 15, 2022, private health plans are required to cover the over-the-counter Covid home tests at up to $12 per test. Consumers can either purchase the testing kits at no cost or submit receipts for reimbursement from the insurance company. This covers up to 8 tests per month. Check with your healthcare insurance for information on how they’re covering at-home Covid tests.
Those on some state Medicaid programs can already get free home Covid tests through their insurance. Check with your insurance to see how it works.
Is the Free Covid Test Website Legit?
Yes! It’s a secure site (https) and it’s a .gov – which means it’s official. You can check for yourself by clicking “here’s how you know” at the top of the site.