Covid tests are done in several places around the Yakima valley. Often time you need to make an appointment or stand in line for a long time. Other times you can simply walk into a drug store and purchase an at-home kit for a good sum of money (almost $30 for two test kits) for the rapid test but sometimes it's the best way. The state of Washington is offering these at-home test kids for covid free for families.

Simply go to and sign up.
It'll ask for your zipcode to make sure you qualify. I tried our studios here at 98908 and it qualified.
I typed in my address said they were sending me a few test kits. Neat!

These will be nice to have if you feel like you've been in contact with someone or returning from travel as a 'just in case'.

Be safe and take advantage of these free at-home test kits. More info is available at

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