At-home rapid tests have become a staple of COVID-19 precautions, but some experts worry that people are relying too much on these tests and that’s creating a false sense of security.
Free home COVID-19 test kits are available in Juneau again
The city recently got a shipment of 26,000 kits. There’s a limit of two kits per family.
A guide to COVID tests: When to test, what kind to use and what your results mean
In an ideal world, the U.S. would be awash in COVID tests. Anyone exposed to COVID-19 could self-test and/or go to a lab or clinic for a test if necessary. But right now, self-tests are in short supply in many parts of the country.
What Alaska’s move to more home COVID tests and fewer lab tests means for managing the pandemic
Home test kit results aren’t necessarily captured in state pandemic data, which impacts other public health systems officials have been using to manage the pandemic.