Texas A&M Providing Free At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits Starting Jan. 13 – Texas A&M University Today

January 13, 2022
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graphic describing the process of getting a covid-19 test kit
 
At-home COVID-19 test kits are being made available by Texas A&M University to all students, staff and faculty starting Thursday, Jan. 13. These easy-to-use tests will help identify positive COVID-19 infections while preserving in-person learning.
In addition to the at-home tests now available, the Aggie community can continue to be tested with the more sensitive PCR COVID-19 tests at one of several Curative on-campus kiosks.
For the home tests, we are asking students, faculty and staff to pick up no more than two boxes (two tests in each box) per week.
Steps to pick up your tests:
To read about the test – BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card – see this explanation from Student Health Services. Here’s a video on how to perform the test.
Where to pick up:
The free self-test kits will be handed out at four locations starting Thursday:
Testing Tips:
Testing is one of many risk-reduction measures – along with vaccinationmasking and physical distancing – that protect you and others by reducing the chances of spreading SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend the following:
Testing on campus & vaccine info:
For more updates at Texas A&M, check our guidance page or email the COVID-19 Operations Center at covidtest@tamu.edu.
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