COVID-19 Rapid Home Test Kit Information

When to Test 
(For printable PDF version click here)

If you are experiencing symptoms. Some COVID-19 symptoms include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough 
  • Shortness of breath
  • Difficulty breathing 
  • Headache 
  • Loss of taste or smell 
  • Congestion or runny nose 
  • Nausea or vomiting

If a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.

For more COVID-19 symptoms and information:

  • Visit the CDC website here to understand the symptoms of COVID-19

Instructional YouTube video:

  • Watch this video here for step-by-step instructions on how to preform the home test

Test Results 


POSITIVE TEST:

  • If you test positive, you should isolate. Separate yourself from others, staying home for 5 days from your symptom onset date (5 days from when your symptoms started). 
  • If after the first 5 days your symptoms are improving with no fever, you may leave the house wearing a mask for an additional 5 days.  

Positive

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NEGATIVE TEST:

  • If you test negative, wear a mask until your symptoms resolve. 

Negative

 For more COVID-19 quarantine and isolation information:

  •  Visit the CDC website here