Biden administration ending free home COVID tests

Offer to ship free at-home tests ends Friday

The federal government is ending its offer to ship free at-home COVID-19 tests this coming Friday. The Biden administration first launched the program through the covid.gov website in January.

The federal government is ending its offer to ship free at-home covid tests this coming Friday.

The Biden administration first launched the program through the covid.gov website in January.

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Americans were able to order four free tests per household then and could place a second order in March.

A third round began in May, making every household eligible for more than a dozen COVID tests.

The covid.gov website now shows a message saying ordering tests will be suspended on Friday, Sept. 2.

The reason is Congress hasn’t provided the additional funding necessary for the program to continue.

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