Beginning Nov. 20, 2023, every U.S. household can again place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered to their home by visiting COVIDTests.gov. If you did not order tests this fall, you may place two orders for a total of eight tests. Additionally, before you discard any “expired” test kits you have, please check here to see if the expiration dates of your COVID-19 tests have been extended.

HIPAA Notice

The Department of Public Health (the “Department”) is a “hybrid entity” as defined by the

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended (“HIPAA”).

The Department’s laboratory and its support services are the only areas of the Department that

perform business activities that are covered functions under HIPAA. The following notice of privacy

practices only pertains to those areas of the Department. (Click link below)

 

Notice of Privacy Practices