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The state of Massachusetts and Labcorp are teaming up to make convenient at-home kits for COVID-19 testing available to Massachusetts residents.

COVID-19 At-Home Testing for Massachusetts

How It Works

1. Confirm your eligibility based on the criteria listed below.


2. Provide your insurance information and create your Labcorp OnDemand account.

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3. Receive your sample collection kit via FedEx Priority Overnight shipping.

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4. Register your kit, collect your sample, and send it back to our world-class lab for testing

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5. Access your results online

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For all eligible individuals, this COVID-19 test is provided at no cost to you and is covered by your health insurance plan or, if you do not have health insurance, by the federal government. To be eligible to receive this test, at no cost to you, you must meet one or more of the following criteria. If you do not meet any of the eligibility criteria listed below, you may still be eligible to receive testing at no cost to you at one of the testing sites in Massachusetts. For more information, please visit the Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing page. Additionally, the Commonwealth has free testing sites available in regions across Massachusetts to help Stop the Spread:

I have symptoms of COVID-19

This includes individuals with mild symptoms.  

Possible symptoms include:

  • Fever or chills; Signs of a lower respiratory illness (e.g., cough, shortness of breath, lowered oxygen saturation);
  • Fatigue, sore throat, runny nose or congestion, headache, body aches/myalgia, or new loss of sense of taste or smell;
  • Other less common symptoms can include gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g. nausea, vomiting, diarrhea), rash, inflammatory conditions such as “COVID toes”, and thromboembolic events;
  • In elderly, chronically ill, or debilitated individuals such as residents of a long-term care facility, symptoms of COVID-19 may be subtle such as alterations in mental status or in blood glucose control
NOTE: Individuals with severe symptoms should seek medical attention immediately. Massachusetts residents can visit to get advice from an online health assistant safely at home, for free.
I’ve been recommended to receive testing

I've been asked to get testing by my healthcare provider, public health department, or a contact investigator.

I have been exposed to COVID-19

I have been exposed to someone with diagnosed or presumed COVID-19. This includes being within 6ft of the person for a prolonged period of time or being coughed on.

I live or work in a congregate setting

I live or work in a congregate setting (a place where people reside, meet, or gather in close proximity). This includes nursing homes or other long term care facilities, healthcare settings, office buildings, workplaces, schools, group homes, homeless shelters, prisons, and detention centers.

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Note: We are currently taking a limited number of COVID-19 home collection kit orders. If the test is unavailable online, please check back on the next business day or see other COVID-19 testing options.


If you have symptoms or a known recent exposure, Labcorp COVID-19 PCR testing is also available through pharmacy drive-thrus, urgent care centers, and healthcare providers.


Our labs will continue to process samples seven days a week. Check with your local FedEx for pick up and drop off locations.

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