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Washington reopens website for free COVID-19 tests

By , Columbian staff writer

Washington residents can again order up to five at-home COVID-19 tests that will be shipped to their doorstep free of charge while supplies last.

The Washington State Department of Health announced Tuesday that www.sayyescovidhometest.org, the website where Washington residents can order free COVID-19 rapid-antigen tests, has reopened. Nearly 1.5 million tests are available, which are expected to serve 290,000 households.

Tests are expected to arrive within a few days after being ordered. The only information needed to order a test is your name and address.

This marks the third time tests have been made available through the website. Since the site first opened on Jan. 21, some 1.5 million tests have been distributed to nearly 500,000 homes, according to a press release.

This program is in addition to the federal program which also allows each household to order a set of four at-home tests. To order tests through the federal program, visit www.COVIDtests.gov.

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