COVID-19 Test Kit Information
Other Options for Free or Reimbursed COVID-19 Tests
- Contract with another vendor or manufacturer to receive test kits and testing supplies. Click to download a shortlist of rapid antigen test vendors. Another list of
vendors is available from the Open and Safe Schools website at this link: https://www.openandsafeschools.org/partners#Testing-Partners. These tests are reimbursable
through the Direct Funding component of this program.
- Share the NMDOH COVID-19 Testing Dashboard for resources on testing locations.
Please note that many antigen tests have been given extended expiration dates:
- If you received the iHealth antigen tests, you can check your tests here for extended expiration dates: https://ihealthlabs.com/pages/news
- If you received another brand of antigen tests, you can check the FDA website for extended expiration dates: https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/coronavirus-covid-19-and-medical-devices/home-otc-covid-19-diagnostic-tests#list
The Department of Health does not regulate medical waste. Please follow the manufacturers recommendations or your state’s disposal guidelines of used and unused/expired test kits: https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/safety-communications/use-and-store-home-covid-19-tests-properly-avoid-potential-harm-fda-safety-communication