Biden administration to launch website for free at-home COVID tests on Wednesday

The Biden administration plans to launch its website for free at-home COVID tests on Wednesday.

1/15/2022 10:36:00 AM

The Biden administration will launch a new website on Wednesday that Americans can use to request free at-home rapid COVID tests mailed to their doorsteps, senior White House officials said.

The Biden administration plans to launch its website for free at-home COVID tests on Wednesday.

Andrew Harnik/APtests mailed to their doorsteps, senior White House officials said on Friday.first free testsAll that people need to enter on the site to receive a test is a name and an address. The White House will also launch a call line for people who don't have computer access.

And more immediately, starting Saturday, people will be able to get up to eight tests per month reimbursed through insurance if they go out and purchase them on their own, either online or at stores.This is on top of 50 million free at-home tests that have been doled out to community health centers around the country and 20,000 free testing sites.

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The president you are give support in health Ok Isn’t too late? Isn’t it the Dems that believe internet access is lacking in many underserved areas? How will they get tests? I thought I last heard, they were already in the mail Where is Imam Al-Mahdi? Are we not living in the times mentioned by Prophet Muhammad SAW? The times of great oppression and divide in humanity? Will the promised time come soon? Many people across the world are claiming to have found the Mahdi.

Why RadioEspionage Let’s hope this site isn’t $2 billion like the Obamacare site. This one👇 President Trump at the Arizona Summit: We're Going Back to the Stage We're going back to a place no one has ever seen. TRUMP2024ToSaveAmerica It’s not free !!!! My medical insurance premium increased from 600 to 700 dollars a month!!!! That’s how they are getting their money to cover for all these so called “free” things ..give me a break!!!

When ? Let's go, Joe!

Biden administration to start shipping free at-home Covid tests next weekHouseholds will be able to request 4 at-home Covid tests via a government-run website, and tests are to be delivered in 7 to 12 days, a senior Biden admin. official says. 7_10 days? That is funny! It took 24 days for a letter to get to me from 58 miles away so good luck with that! Fire dejoy and maybe just maybe it might happen! OR…you could have listened to Fauci when he said a big wave was coming and had these tests ready to go last month… DeJoy's post office is going to be responsible for delivering these tests. Some time before July 4th. hopefully.

Let’s Go, Brandon! The government takes money from you in taxes, then it turns around and purchases 'free' tests, probably at $500/test, while simultaneously driving up the retail cost of tests. Awesome! It will crash in the first thirty-seconds of operation This is a PR distraction for his inability to pass meaningful legislation helping the people of this country. Why doesn't he push Schumer/Pelosi to bring the legislation to the floor of the House and Senate to show who is voting against the people?

I dislike when Politicians say stuff is “free”. We tax payers pay for all their “Free” stuff! يحاولون ويحاولون ويحاولون بلا توقف What’s the likelihood of people ordering those test & selling them? Knowledge leads to understanding. Understanding leads to wisdom. Wisdom leads to enlightenment. Enlightenment leads to True freedom. Ignorance leads to envy. Envy gives birth to jealousy. Jealousy gives birth to hatred. Hatred leads to violence, leads to death 'BJS'

Without a doubt it will be the same as the Obamacare website. Useless. America has GAFA.

Americans will be able to order free COVID-19 rapid tests starting WednesdayAmericans will be able to order free COVID-19 rapid tests starting Wednesday, though supplies will be limited to four free tests per home:

More dying now than when Trump was President. BIDEN FAILED. Mailed to your doorstep in about a month. They’ve got everyone’s addresses why not just send them to everyone , no questions ask. Stop with the unecessary extra step to save a buck. That's The Only Thing Important To This Administration Is Covid 19 = Worthless

💡😷✅ 💡Masks and social DISTANCING until this pandemic is OVER! Removing the masks and caution of social DISTANCING are to blame for the RESURGENCE and VARIANTS!✅ wear your masks and social distance voluntarily Thank You Joe Biden! Let’s see how fast trumps techs cause havoc on the website! Yes he is that low! Please make sure they can’t hack in to it!

They are NOT free; they are paid for by money confiscated through American's paychecks.

White House to launch website where Americans can order free COVID tests WednesdayThe White House on Friday said that beginning next week, Americans will be able to visit a government website and order free at-home rapid COVID-19 tests and have them delivered directly to their homes.

Too late joe. More dying now than when Trump was President. BIDEN FAILED. Do you get a personally signed photo of Biden with it? Will it work as well as the Obamacare website lmao 🇺🇸 EASY and FREE: ✅ 1st COVID19 Vaccine Shot ✅ 2nd COVID19 Vaccine Shot ✅ COVID19 Vaccine Booster Shot ✅ Flu Vaccine Shot ✅ COVID-19 At-Home-Test: 🖥️ ✅ High Quality Masks 😷 🖥️ CDCgov WHCOVIDResponse US_FDA

Why do we need a bunch of test? I don’t understand, if you’re not sick why would you get tested. False Positive Tests. Even Fauci warned us about these tests. Free to keep the positives high and economy and morale low. I Expect that I will be standing in line in three months time for my fourth booster jab and six months later my fifth this is because there are so many non-vaxed people out there unfortunately and oh yes I have my flu shot

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Americans can order 4 free COVID tests per home when federal website launches WednesdayThe federal website where Americans can request free COVID-19 tests will begin accepting orders on Wednesday as the White House looks to address nationwide shortages, but supplies will be limited to just four free tests per home. 4 per household and 7-12 days after ordering That’s a joke. This should’ve been executed earlier and better. meh, the website will be down in less than an hour after it is attacked by covid deniers….. Too little too late

You are a great President Mr Joe Biden Sir!👋 who made the kits? I wonder if you have to submit a ID to obtain one. Very soon we’ll need anything anymore, at the latest when the criminal Fauci and consortia are busted! USA spend hundredths thousand dollar to train Afghn pilots and the Afghan pilots fight shoulder to shoulder against the terrorism but now they are not able go even pave the 4for there evacuation. Please evacuate us.sacred_promise WhiteHouse SecDef

It will crash in minutes. Keep burning those tax dollars.... VERY VERY GOOD INITIATIVE THAT I HIGHLY APPRECIATE AND SUPPORT GREAT AND BRIGHTEST US PRESIDENT JoeBiden Stop wasting money! 😡😡😡 100% chance the site will crash.

Biden to announce purchase of 500 million additional Covid-19 testsPresident Joe Biden is expected to deliver remarks on Thursday announcing his administration will purchase an additional 500 million Covid-19 tests as well as deploy a new wave of medical teams to six states to help hospitals combat Covid-19, a White House official told CNN. There's no reason for most people to test themselves if they have regular cold symptoms, and just stay home until feeling better. He's come so far, speaks the truth, him and Harris have the highest rating of a President and VP in the United States ever.. and also CNN have gained millions of new viewers in the last few yrs.... CNN highest rating ever aswell... 👏👏 If you don't reduce the virus, you can't reduce your risk. The vaccine is also infected because it has no effect reducing the virus. COVOID19

🇺🇸 EASY and FREE: ✅ 1st COVID19 Vaccine Shot ✅ 2nd COVID19 Vaccine Shot ✅ Vaccine Booster Shot ✅ Influenza/Flu Vaccine Shot ✅ High Quality Masks 😷 ✅ Testing for COVID19 🖥️ CDCgov WHCOVIDResponse US_FDA AmerAcadPeds HHSGov NIH WHO Free....HAHAHAHAHA Does Biden understand that. By the time you receive them you will be well. Or unless they are planning on releasing a new variant? Just take 30 seconds and think about my comment. Hum

That would be a Positive step for everyone. 🇱🇷

Biden to Say U.S. Will Procure 500 Million More Covid-19 TestsThe administration will procure more tests to meet demand around the country, a White House official said, in addition to the 500 million tests that the president had previously said the U.S. would acquire to send to Americans. Maybe we need to redefine 'free' for the president.... Maybe starting as soon as June Fabulous, they don't even work in detecting omicron

4:10 At-home COVID-19 tests: How they work and how to interpret their results Amid confusing testing guidance from the CDC, ABC News spoke with infectious disease specialists about how tests should be used. Andrew Harnik/AP The Biden administration will launch a new website on Wednesday that Americans can use to request free at-home rapid COVID tests mailed to their doorsteps, senior White House officials said on Friday. People will be able to order four tests per household at COVIDTests.gov. They won’t be delivered immediately, though. They will be shipped out 7-12 days after they’re ordered, senior officials said. That means the first free tests won’t reach Americans until late January or early February, which will be too late to blunt the peak of omicron cases in many parts of the country. Still, the plan will allow Americans to have free tests on-hand in the coming weeks and months. MORE: COVID-19 live updates: Hospitalizations and pediatric hospitalizations at all-time highs All that people need to enter on the site to receive a test is a name and an address. The White House will also launch a call line for people who don't have computer access. Another 500 million tests will eventually also be available, bringing the total to 1 billion free at-home tests distributed to Americans, but the White House hasn’t announced a timeline for the second batch of tests. MORE: What to know about Biden’s plan to ship Americans 1 billion free at-home COVID tests And more immediately, starting Saturday, people will be able to get up to eight tests per month reimbursed through insurance if they go out and purchase them on their own, either online or at stores. "In the first couple of days, we're encouraging people to just make sure you keep your receipts as the systems are getting up online," a senior administration official said on Friday. The White House is also incentivizing insurers to work with retailers and offer the tests for free up-front for people who show their insurance cards, similar to how prescriptions might be covered at the pharmacy. Those partnerships between insurers and retailers are still in the works. This is on top of 50 million free at-home tests that have been doled out to community health centers around the country and 20,000 free testing sites. Michael Reynolds/EPA via Shutterstock Free Covid-19 at-home antigen rapid tests are distributed to members of the public at a library in Silver Spring, Maryland, Jan. 14, 2022. Taken together, it all signifies a clear effort on behalf of the administration to increase the testing supply after omicron caught the government off guard. The myriad testing options now in full swing will also likely take the pressure off the website launching on Wednesday, particularly as cases begin to fall in some northeastern areas. Less demand will give the White House time to finish contracting all 500 million tests. Currently, the White House only has tens of millions of tests on hand, a senior administration official confirmed Friday. They’ve secured another 400 million or so that are still being manufactured and delivered. But senior administration officials said they were confident they would be able to get tests sent out to any American who ordered a test next week within their shipping timeline of 7-12 days. "We're confident that with our contracting speed, which is very fast, with the ones we have on hand, and the timeline we're laying out today, that we can meet all of our timelines and get these to Americans that want them," a senior administration official said. The tests will be sent via the U.S. Postal Service as first class mail. The tests will not necessarily be of use to Americans who were exposed and want to take a test within the first 5 days of exposure, or come down with symptoms and want to test immediately, since they'll take more than 7-12 days to arrive. But senior administration officials ran through the host of other testing options Americans can use in those scenarios and defended this program as one"​​designed to ensure that Americans have at-home rapid tests on hand in the weeks and months ahead, as they have a need." MORE: Boosters are the best defense against omicron. But that message isn't getting through. The officials also said they were"ready" to meet demand on Wednesday and prevent any website crashes, as seen during former President Barack Obama’s launch of Healthcare.gov, which was overseen at the time by the current White House COVID Coordinator Jeff Zients. "Of course, every website launch poses some risks, we are quite cognizant of that. But we have the best tech teams" across the administration, an official said."So we're ready for this and we're ready for Americans to start ordering their tests on January 19."