District 2 Public Health Announces New Ways to Get At-Home COVID Test Kits

From District 2 Public Health: “Ordering at-home COVID test kits has been made easier.  There is now a hotline available in addition to the online ordering option.

All U.S. residents can now order free household COVID-19 test kits online at https://www.covidtests.gov/ or call the ordering hotline at 1-800-232-0233 to place an order with the automated system.

According to the website, every home in the U.S is eligible to order 4 free at-home tests, tests will ship within 7-12 days.

County Health Departments are not distributing at-home test kits or N95 masks to residents; however, District 2 Public Health will continue operating PCR drive-thru testing locations in Forsyth, Franklin, Hall, Habersham, Lumpkin, Stephens, Rabun and Union counties.

It is important to follow CDC guidelines if you are feeling sick or have been exposed to COVID-19.

For more information about COVID-19, please visit www.cdc.gov.