MSDH will offer free at-home tests starting next week
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 HealthyMS.com/locations.
If stuck at home, tests can be ordered through www.covid.org. Positive tests can be reported to the MSDH, which allows the COVID tracker in the state accurately monitor cases at HealthyMS.com/positive.
For questions regarding at-home testing or reporting positive results, call the COVID-19 hotline at 877-978-6453.
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