Information via COVID.GOV: https://www.covid.gov/tests
Ordering through this program will be suspended on Friday, September 2 because Congress hasn’t provided additional funding to replenish the nation’s stockpile of tests.
Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order a 3rd round of free at-home tests. Order yours today.
Order Free At-Home Tests: https://special.usps.com/testkits
Information provided on the United States Postal Service (USPS) website:
Place Your Order for Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests
Residential households in the U.S. are now eligible for another order of free at-home tests on USPS.com. Here’s what you need to know about your order:
- Each order now includes #8 rapid antigen COVID-19 tests (FDA has more details about at-home tests, including extended shelf life and updated expiration dates: Authorized At-Home Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests)
- Your 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
September 2, 2022: This Free COVID-19 Test Program Will Be Suspended
Orders for free at-home COVID-19 tests will be suspended on Friday, September 2, 2022.
Learn more at COVID.gov/tests.
Find more information on free testing resources in the COVID.gov/tests “Other Testing Resources” section or by calling 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489).
News on this topic:
The government is ending its free at-home Covid-19 test program this week, citing a lack of funding, a White House official tells CNN. https://t.co/Ri3u4b5ti2
— CNN (@CNN) August 29, 2022
The government will stop sending free at-home COVID-19 tests this Friday. pic.twitter.com/lbZMX1LMqP
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) August 29, 2022
White House press sec. Jean-Pierre says federal government is being “forced” to suspend taking orders for free COVID-19 tests because “Congress hasn't provided the COVID funding we need to replenish the nation's stockpiles of tests.” https://t.co/8UDCIx4sgC pic.twitter.com/mP7cIol3Ex
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) August 29, 2022