At-home COVID test kits available

The Iowa Department of Public Health and State Hygienic Lab have made at-home test kits available to Iowa residents free of charge following Test Iowa drive-thru test sites and clinic closures. All Test Iowa drive-thru test sites and clinic locations ended operations on July 16.

At-home test kits are available at no cost through the Test Iowa at-home program. Anyone who lives in Iowa is eligible to receive a free at-home test kit and can request one at After requesting a test kit, it will be sent in the mail. People can also pick one up from a participating location, including Hancock County Health Systems in Garner. Home test kits can also be purchased at various retailers.

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