Free at home test kits are now available at the Health Department!
Who is eligible for the no-cost collection kit program?
Residents 18 and older can request a test collection kit for themselves online or through several community partner organizations. Parents or guardians of residents under 18 can request a test collection kit for those aged 2-17.
How it Works in 4 Steps
- Pick up your COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit at the Health Department,1235 Ramsey Street, Monday-Friday with no appointment required. Limit of two kits per person.
Register your kit and collect your sample. Carefully follow the instructions included in your collection kit. These instructions will tell you how to register your kit online and use the swab provided to collect your sample that will be tested.Mail your sample back to the lab. Use the prepaid shipping envelope included in your collection kit to mail your sample back to the lab.Check your results. Using your secure Pixel by Labcorp account you made in Step 1, check your test results. The results will typically be available 1-2 days after the sample arrives at the lab.
- You can also a request an at home collection kit online. Go to www.pixel.labcorp.com/nc and follow the instructions to request your at-home collection kit. Once requested, your kit will be mailed to you via FedEx overnight shipping.
For more information visit the NC DHHS website.