Safeway Pharmacies are now selling FDA approved at-home coronavirus test kits. You can get these kits at any Safeway store in the country or even save yourself a trip and get it delivered to your doorstep for $139.99.
How can you get your test done from Safeway?
All you need to do is complete a questionnaire from https://scheduletest.com/ the official website designed to authenticate and review your information so a test can be scheduled. You will be contacted by a team for payment and informed when a test kit is ready for pick up or delivery. It is important to note you should not pick up your test kit from any store if you have symptoms and prefer delivery. Once you have collected your sample, you can send it to the lab through the shipping envelope you will be receiving. The test typically shows the result in 1 to 2 days. The results will be sent to you via email or text.
These test kits will certainly take the burden off of hospitals and decrease the risk of exposure for many as the coronavirus pandemic with an aging population fails to stabilize in the United States, the country is now reporting 50,000 cases per day with a possibility of a 3rd wave.
It is important to note the test, for now, cannot be covered by your health insurance. However, you can contact your insurance company with the receipt and see if you can be compensated.
If you’re currently experiencing the following symptoms, isolate yourself immediately and order a test kit from Safeway.
- Dry cough
- Sore throat
- Loss of sense of taste and smell