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Travelers Need Access to Plenty of COVID-19 Tests

May 17, 2022 • 9:17 am CDT
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The U.S. CDC recently published updated COVID-19 testing suggestions when traveling and confirmed an at-home test solution available for free. As of May 16, 2022, the CDC's website encourages anyone planning to travel to get tested for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus within three days of departure.

And to get tested after travel if your trip involved visiting situations with an increased risk of virus exposure, such as a crowded, indoor place.

Furthermore, suppose you are returning to the U.S. from overseas.

In that case, air passengers (2+ yrs.) must show a negative test result taken no more than one day before departure or Documentation of Recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days.

To help travelers access these tests, the CDC confirmed every home in the U.S. is now eligible to order the 3rd round of free at-home tests.

These self-tests are rapid antigen at-home tests, not PCR, can be taken anywhere, and most importantly, deliver results within 30 minutes (no lab drop-off required).

Each order now includes eight rapid antigen COVID-19 tests, which arrive in separate packages (4 tests in each box), and are shipped for free!

Fill in this form with your contact and shipping information, or call 1-800-232-0233 to order your tests.

At-home tests are also available for sale. Check with local pharmacies to see where they are available.

Whether you test positive or negative for COVID-19, you should take preventive measures to protect yourself, and others, says the CDC.

As of May 13, 2022, the CDC has confirmed over 847 million COVID-19 test results.

Note: The CDC information was manually curated for mobile readership.

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