Effective December 16, the federal government once again began offering free COVID-19 test kits. This is in response to the concern about the rising number of COVID-19 cases.
The tests can be ordered on COVIDtests.gov and will start to ship the week of December 19, 2022. People are urged to test themselves when they have symptoms, before visiting with family or friends, or going to work.
A reminder of some tips to keeping your family and friends safe:
- Wash your hands often and thoroughly .
- Wear a mask when you are around a large group of people, such as an airport.
- If you will be near someone with health issues, take a COVID-19 test to insure that you are not carrying the virus.
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