COVID-19 lab testing

COVID-19 Testing Resource

Last updated: July 9, 2020

Stay informed on the status of COVID-19 testing in the U.S. with regular updates posted here.

Updates: Everlywell COVID-19 Test inventory

Everlywell COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit DTC: Available now, FDA authorized at-home sample collection kit.

BD Veritor At-Home COVID-19 Test: This Emergency Use Authorized rapid antigen serial test enables you to collect and test your sample at home and receive digital results on a compatible smartphone in just 15 minutes. The serial test is intended to be used twice over two to three days, with at least 24 hours and no more than 48 hours between tests.

Everlywell COVID-19 Test Clinical Setting Kit: Bulk purchase available for qualifying organizations who can distribute and facilitate testing in a clinical setting.

To date, we’ve supplied testing to thousands of frontline healthcare workers, seniors, and high-risk patients nationwide by partnering with qualifying hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and government agencies.

Recent updates for COVID-19 testing

Everlywell received an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the FDA for our COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit DTC* for diagnosing COVID-19: learn more here.

Kroger offers free COVID-19 testing to employees and expands drive-thru testing to 12 states:

(4/21/20) LabCorp launches at-home COVID-19 self-collection kit for healthcare professionals: "Initially, the COVID-19 self-collection kits will be made available to healthcare workers and first responders who may have been exposed to the virus or may have coronavirus symptoms," LabCorp says.

(4/6/20) CVS Health announces opening of rapid COVID-19 drive-through testing sites in Georgia and Rhode Island: learn more here. According to CVS Health, "Patients will need to pre-register in advance online at in order to schedule a same-day time slot for testing."

(3/29/20) Los Angeles works with Everlywell to get coronavirus test kits to seniors and community healthcare providers on Skid Row: learn more here.

(3/27/20) Apple has launched a COVID-19 screening tool and is working to add testing sites to Apple Maps:

(3/27/20) Where the U.S. is on at-home testing for COVID-19: learn more here. “Right now, it’s difficult to know when at-home testing kits will be available, particularly as guidelines and directives continue to change amid a rapidly evolving public health crisis,” says Elaine Howley in a U.S. News & World Report article. “But companies that work in this space have been moving quickly to be ready for the day they can ship tests to consumers at home.”

Updates: U.S. government’s efforts around COVID-19 testing

  • March 21, 2020: In a press briefing on Saturday, the White House emphasized the importance of providing testing for health care workers on the frontlines. According to Admiral Giroir, Assistant Secretary for Health, “Although testing is becoming more available...there are priorities for testing. And clearly, everyone across the country should understand that those hospitalized or in an ICU are our priority for testing: symptomatic health care workers, for obvious reasons, we want to make sure...their health is preserved and that they are not going to spread to those who may be seriously ill.” (Related: Why frontline health care workers need COVID-19 tests)
  • March 18, 2020: President Trump signs coronavirus relief legislation into law that includes provisions for COVID-19 testing for those who need it but cannot pay. (Learn more)

A look at the numbers: COVID-19 cases and testing in the United States

COVID-19 cases in the United States

Check out these CDC resources

*This home collection kit has not been FDA cleared or approved. This home collection kit has been authorized by the FDA under an EUA. Read more at

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