Free Home COVID Test Kits

The Cuyahoga Falls Library offers free BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Home Tests on a first-come, first-serve basis, while supplies last.

To Pick-Up a Test:

Anyone feeling sick or showing COVID symptoms should send someone else to pick up a test for them at our drive-thru. Tests are for personal/family use only, with a limit of 4 tests per family.

To use the at-home test kits, you must have a smartphone and a computer with a webcam and internet access. Using the NAVICA app, a proctor will guide you through test administration. Download the app and create a profile prior to opening the test kit. Users may download the NAVICA app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play App Store.

General information on BinaxNOW tests – including a demonstration – can be found here.

Test Information:

The State of Ohio has partnered with Abbott and eMed to bring rapid, reliable testing into the home, where the result is delivered in minutes. The Ohio Department of Health has secured the purchase of at least 2 million tests that can be self-administered outside of a clinical setting. It is Governor DeWine’s goal to make these tests available and accessible in every Ohio county.

The 15-minute BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Home Test has received FDA Emergency Use Authorization for at-home testing in collaboration with a telehealth session. Abbott has selected eMed, a digital health solution, as its telehealth partner. This service for COVID-19 testing prescribes and allows the test to be done rapidly at home with virtual instruction and consultation.

A trained telehealth professional guides those being tested through the at-home self-test via video call using the BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Home Test and Abbott’s complementary NAVICA mobile app to enable the testing process and display BinaxNOW COVID-19 test results. Find additional information and a demonstration of the BinaxNOW test here.