Updated: Free at-home COVID-19 tests no longer available

The Washington State Department of Health said it “has already exhausted the limited supply” of free COVID-19 home test kits, which it recently announced were available to residents through the end of the year.

“We have had an overwhelming response to the initiative,” a pop-up message on the department’s free COVID test webpage said.


  1. I would bet the government is sitting on warehouses full of tests that have expired and warehouses full of tests it needs to get rid of before they expire, the question they should be asking is how many do we need, so they don’t over order. My free unused pack expired in July.

  2. For those people who have test kits that expired in July 2022 or before that date, go to: sayyescovidhometest.org website and follow the instructions at the very top of the page (orange banner/bar at the top). When you click on the “click here” it will take you to a page where you put in the lot number of your test kit/kits, and it will tell you the new expiration date. You do have to do it for each lot number you have.

    Most all of the lots dated July or before were extended by six months. Anything after that date seems to show that the tests kits are good for one year now.

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