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Free COVID-19 at-home test kits

At-home rapid tests are an important strategy to protect your friends and family from exposure. Help us stop the spread of COVID-19 in Boston.

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) has been working to offer rapid tests to Boston residents for your use in the comfort of your own home.

Test kits are not currently available at pickup sites in the community, though some community partners are still distributing test kits to priority populations. Additional information will be provided here if additional tests become available.

If you test positive, inform your healthcare provider immediately. Follow their instructions, and keep them informed of your symptoms. If you have questions, please contact the Mayor’s Health Line at 617-534-5050.

Community Distribution Partnership

Please note: Supplies for our community partner distribution are currently exhausted. Updates on additional supplies will be posted here as they are available.

Thank you to all of our partners that worked to get these test kits into the hands of residents who need them the most. You've helped us address place-based inequities in COVID-19 spread and testing access in a way that is culturally and linguistically competent.

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