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Federal government launches website for free at-home COVID tests

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This file photo shows rapid at-home COVID tests made available to every K-12 student in the county. Now the Biden administration has announced that it is making rapid tests available to every household through COVIDtests.gov.

The federal government has launched a website that allows every residential address in the United States to request four at-home COVID-19 tests.

Kern County Public Health Services spokeswoman Michele Corson said that tests are expected to ship within seven to 12 days of ordering.

You can reach Emma Gallegos at 661-395-7394.