Testing and treatment for COVID-19

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

For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19, visit the (MDH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) websites.

Swabbing for COVID


At-home test kits

  • Obtain free COVID-19 test kits at Rice County Public Health, 320 Third St. NW, Faribault.
  • Up to 12 test kits per home address can be ordered, while supplies last. To order your free at-home rapid test kits, click here: mn.gov/covid19/get-tested/at-home/index.jsp
  • Get free at-home COVID-19 test kits. Every U.S. household is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. Order kits at covid.gov/tests.

Treatments for COVID-19

If you are in Minnesota, test positive for COVID-19 and have experienced symptoms within the last five days, you may be eligible to receive treatment with prescription delivery or pharmacy pick up at NO COST. 

Health insurance is optional and NOT required to receive treatment. Getting care is fast and easy. Call 1-833-283-8378 or use your mobile device to download the Cue Care MN app at care.cuehealth.com/mn.

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