Free at-home COVID test kits offered today in Summit County

Woman uses an at-home COVID-19 test kit
Woman uses an at-home COVID-19 test kit(CBS)
Published: Jan. 8, 2022 at 6:46 AM EST
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AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Summit County Public Health is offering free at-home COVID-19 test kits Saturday morning at 1867 West Market St. in Akron.

The drive-thru distribution is happening from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or while supplies last.

According to a news release, the tests are limited to one kit per person inside the vehicle.

Masks are required in order to receive a kit, according to the release.

Summit County Public Health said 3,400 at-home COVID-19 test kits are available.

According to the release, the tests are approved for ages 4 and up.

The health department asks that you stay home if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.

Traffic procedures are below:

  • Do not arrive before 9:45 am.
  • Do not stop on the railroad tracks. The railroad tracks are active and trains utilize the tracks frequently.
  • Enter off of West Market Street. Do not use the back parking lot entrance off Shatto Avenue.

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