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 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.

Phlebotomists are not licensed by the Connecticut Department of Public Health; however, employers may require that individuals be certified by one of the following organizations:

American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians

P.O. Box 1831

Hickory, NC 28603


National Center for Competency Testing

7007 College Boulevard, Suite 385

Overland Park, KS 66211


National Phlebotomy Association

1901 Brightseast Road

Landover, MD 20785