Testing and treatment for COVID-19

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a viral respiratory illness that can spread from person-to-person.

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At-home test kits

  • Obtain free COVID-19 test kits at Rice County Public Health, 320 Third St. NW, Faribault.
  • Every home in Minnesota is eligible to order 8 rapid at-home test kits once a month for free, while supplies last. To order your free at-home rapid test kits, click here: mn.gov/covid19/get-tested/at-home/index.jsp
  • Every U.S. household can order 4 additional free COVID-19 self-tests. Place an order: 
    • Online at COVIDTests.gov
    • By calling 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489)
    • By calling or emailing the Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL) at 1-888-677-1199 or [email protected] (for people with disabilities)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Search for No-Cost COVID-19 Testing: https://testinglocator.cdc.gov/
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Find COVID-⁠19 guidance for your community webpage: www.covid.gov