COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Expiration Extensions

OTC/At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits Disposal in Regular Trash

Replace your tests with fresh ones as the extended expiration dates approach. If you have to, you can use an expired test until you can get new ones, as long as the control line is working. See your test instructions for details about the control line.

How to Get Tested for COVID-19

The Federal Home Test to Treat Program offers free tests and treatment at

Low-cost or free tests are also available at your local pharmacy.

Report COVID-19 positive tests online as required by the Stan State Isolation & Return Protocol and follow the steps provided.

Please continue to reduce your risk of illness by practicing good hand hygiene.

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CA Testing Locations

Confidential COVID-19 testing is available to every Californian that needs it. On the page you will find:

Updated: March 27, 2024