Get tested in Massachusetts!

Testing for COVID-19 is widely available in Massachusetts.

You should get a test for COVID-19 if you develop any symptoms of COVID-19 or 5 days following a known close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Positive for COVID-19? Get treatment, right away

Free treatments are available.


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.


How to use a COVID-19 Self-Test


Order free self-test kits



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.

Go to Find a COVID-19 test for a testing location near you or to VaxFinder.mass.gov for vaccination location.



Read all the latest updates

COVID-19 Testing Resources

What are the different types of COVID-19 testing? 

Learn about the different types of COVID-19 tests, how to get one, what to do with a positive result, and how to get help.

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.

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