Americans are now eligible to order a third set of at-home COVID-19 tests online for free as part of the Biden administration’s push to increase testing for the coronavirus.
This time, you can order up to eight free tests — an increase from the first two rounds when the limit was four.
To get a third round of free COVID-19 at-home tests, all you have to do is enter your home address on COVIDtests.gov, which will create an order for eight tests.
The program is run in partnership with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). It was initially started in December when the omicron variant of COVID surged throughout the country.
Households that already received eight at-home tests from COVIDtests.gov are eligible to receive a third shipment.
The White House announced the news on Tuesday.
“As the highly transmissible subvariants of Omicron drive a rise in cases in parts of the country, free and accessible tests will help slow the spread of the virus,” a statement read.
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