Biden Admin Opens Up Another Round of Free At-Home COVID Tests Delivered by USPS

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Biden Admin Opens Up Another Round of Free At-Home COVID Tests Delivered by USPS

Biden Admin Opens Up Another Round , of Free At-Home COVID Tests , Delivered by USPS.

The White House announced the new round of available tests on May 17.

The Biden administration has made up to 16 free at-home COVID tests available to American households.

The Biden administration has made up to 16 free at-home COVID tests available to American households.

Providing the tests makes good on one of President Joe Biden's pledges during the initial Omicron wave in the U.S. The tests have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and deliver results in 15 minutes.

The process of ordering them has been simplified, and the tests arrive in the mail via USPS.

To date, nearly 350 million of the at-home COVID tests have been ordered and delivered.

COVID cases have risen dramatically in recent weeks.

On May 16, more than 95,000 new cases of COVID were reported in the U.S. COVID hospitalizations have also risen by 26 percent in the past two weeks.

The tests have become an important resource in early detection of the virus.

Going to a large gathering?

, Dr. Ashish K.

Jha, White House COVID Response Coordinator, via 'The New York Times'.

Use rapid tests to not be the person who brings COVID to the party, Dr. Ashish K.

Jha, White House COVID Response Coordinator, via 'The New York Times'.

Visiting a vulnerable relative?

, Dr. Ashish K.

Jha, White House COVID Response Coordinator, via 'The New York Times'.

Use rapids tests to keep them safe, Dr. Ashish K.

Jha, White House COVID Response Coordinator, via 'The New York Times'.

Those who wish to order the at-home tests should visit covidtests.gov


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