COVID LA test: Are you experiencing symptoms? Here’s how to get a free home test kit shipped right to your home

LOS ANGELES (KABC) – Do you think you’ve contracted COVID-19 and need to get tested quickly? Here’s where to get a free home test kit.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health offers COVID test kits free of charge to those who are currently showing symptoms or to those who believe they have been exposed to the virus.

To get the kit, you must first visit the LA County Home Test Collection website and register.

The test kit will be shipped to your home via FedEx and you will receive it within two days of placing your order. You must have an email account to register.

Once you get the test kit, take the test as soon as you can. All of the steps below must be completed on the same day you receive your kit.

  • Collect your own sample from your nose
  • Pack your sample in the prepaid overnight envelope
  • Call FedEx at 1-800-463-3339 to schedule a FedEx pickup or return the packaged sample to the Fulgent Genetics lab via the FedEx express drop box.

You will get your result within 48 hours of receiving your sample by the laboratory.

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