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Free COVID-19 at-home test kits available at RMC

Delaware County Public Health now has free at-home COVID-19 test kits available at Regional Medical Center East Office Building (613 West Main Street) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. No need to call ahead.

Once an individual picks up the free at-home test kit and reads the detailed step-by-step instructions, they will collect a saliva sample at home and return the sample by UPS to the State Hygienic Lab. GNB Bank in Manchester has a UPS Drop Box outside of its building. Find alternate UPS Drop Off locations at ups.com/dropoff.

Test results will be received through email. Each kit includes detailed step-by-step instructions and information on when to expect results. Healthcare providers will not receive test results.

While these at-home test kits provide a convenient option for the community, Regional Family Health, Regional Medical Center, and Delaware County Public Health stress that providers, nurses, and the entire health system are here for you. If you have any questions, concerns, or feel your symptoms are worsening, please make an appointment to see your healthcare provider.

These kits are being made available through Test Iowa at-home, a partnership between the Iowa Department of Public Health and the State Hygienic Lab. These self-collected saliva test kits are authorized by the FDA under an emergency use authorization.