MSDH will offer free at-home tests starting next week

At-home COVID rapid tests - BinaxNOW
At-home COVID rapid tests - BinaxNOW
Published: Jul. 22, 2022 at 12:09 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) will offer free at-home COVID tests starting on Monday, July 25.

Each family has access to eight tests (four packages) of the BinaxNOW antigen rapid self-tests per month. No doctor’s note is needed.

MSDH also stated that these tests are not for resale.

Tests can be picked up without an appointment during regular health hours. Hours of operation can be found on

If stuck at home, tests can be ordered through Positive tests can be reported to the MSDH, which allows the COVID tracker in the state accurately monitor cases at

For questions regarding at-home testing or reporting positive results, call the COVID-19 hotline at 877-978-6453.

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