Biden Administration to Stop Sending Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests Friday
The giveaway, which includes tests mailed at no cost to recipients who request them at Covidtests.gov, will end Friday, according to an announcement on the site — unless there’s a surprise round of funding from Congress, the source said.
White House COVID Czar Warns of Fall, Winter Surge If Congress Doesn't Approve More Relief
Dr. Ashish Jha, the White House COVID-19 response coordinator, warned Wednesday the U.S. will face a challenging fall and winter without additional congressional funding for testing and treatment.
Biden Requests $22.5 Billion to Continue Fight Against COVID-19
President Joe Biden announced Thursday that he would be requesting $22.5 billion in additional funds to fight the ongoing spread of COVID-19 and address pandemic-caused issues in the supply chain.
Fauci Details Road to End of Pandemic: ‘We Believe We Can Get There'
During a coronavirus task force press briefing on Wednesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci outlined the steps that could bring the pandemic to an end. “Control will mean not eradication, like we did with smallpox— that’s unreasonable. Not necessarily elimination, like we’ve done with polio and measles by mass vaccination campaigns. But a level of control that does not disrupt us in...
Biden Announces Plan to Buy 500M More COVID Tests, Offer Free Masks
President Joe Biden detailed Thursday his administration’s efforts to double its procurement of rapid COVID-19 tests and make high-quality masks available for free as coronavirus cases continue to spike nationwide.
Which COVID Test Should I Take?
With omicron causing record infections in the U.S., many are left wondering which COVID-19 test is most effective.
LAUSD Students Rush to Get Tested Before Returning to School
The countdown is on for LAUSD students to get tested for COVID-19 before returning to school on Tuesday, and the district is handing out free test kits to help.
LAUSD Provides Free At-Home COVID Tests as Omicron, Test Backlog Cause Delays
LAUSD is handing out free at-home test kits, at 63 select sites across the district. Students and staff are required to show a negative test result before returning to school Tuesday. Lauren Coronado reports for Today in LA on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022.
White House to Make 500M At-Home COVID Tests Available for Free
The federal government next month will start mailing at-home COVID test kits for free to any U.S. household that requests one, a senior administration official said.
NFL Could Become Trend-Setter for COVID-19 Testing Policies
The NFL’s decision to reduce COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic, vaccinated players could signal a trend for pro sports leagues and provide an example for society to follow heading into 2022