COVID-19 Testing
The Bremer County Health Department offers FREE saliva COVID-19 at home test kits.
Each test kit includes step-by-step instructions including how to activate the test kit, collect the test sample, return sample to SHL and when to expect results.  Visit https://www.testiowa.com/ to order a test kit or pick test kits up using the SE entrance of the Bremer County Health Department.

The federal website where individuals can order rapid antigen at-home tests is now live. Each household can order 4 kits free of charge. Orders usually ship in 7-12 days. Order test kits in advance so you have them on hand when you need them. Visit https://www.covidtests.gov/ to order the free test kits. 

There are  two different types of tests used for COVID-19. Diagnostic tests can show if you are currently infected with the virus. Antibody tests can detect if you have previously been infected with the virus.   Read about the Coronavirus Testing Basics from the FDA to learn about the tests.