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When to Use a Home Test Kit, and How to Report Results

 

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Used properly, home COVID-19 test kits can detect infection early and prevent the spread to others.

Please report positive home test results to the Department of Health. Our online form makes it easy. Read more

Getting a Home Test Kit

Home tests for COVID-19 are widely available from pharmacies.

Free test kits are also available from covidtests.gov (limited number per household).

When to Use a Home Test

If you have symptoms of COVID-19: Use a home test as soon as you feel ill.

If you were in close contact with someone who has COVID-19: Test on day 5 after your last exposure.

Report Positive Results to MSDH

Report a new positive home test result for yourself or someone in your household to the Mississippi State Department of Health. This helps improve our ongoing monitoring of COVID-19 activity in the community. Our online form is quick and simple to use.

Report a positive test result

Last reviewed on Mar 8, 2022
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