Using a COVID-19 Rapid Test
You can take a rapid test at home or anywhere.
They are easy to use and give you rapid results. Self-tests may be used if you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to an individual
with COVID-19. PCR tests are not required to confirm rapid antigen test results.
Latest News, Advisories, and Updates about COVID-19 Testing
On January 11, the Department of Public Health issued a public health advisory on testing for COVID-19.
Massachusetts is distributing more than 2 million rapid tests for municipalities to provide to residents.
Effective June 12, in accordance with updated CDC guidance air passengers traveling to the United States are
no longer required to show a negative COVID-19 test or documentation of recovery from COVID-19.
Read all the latest updates
COVID-19 Testing Resources
Why is COVID-19 testing important?
COVID-19 testing is an important way to protect your family, friends, and community. It will save lives and help keep MA headed in the right direction.