COVID-19 At-Home Rapid Test Distribution in the 35th District

December 29, 2021

Where Tests Will be Distributed in the 35th District

The Governor has announced plans to distribute three million COVID-19 at-home rapid tests and six million N95 masks in Connecticut in an effort to help curb the spread of COVID-19 during this heavy travel and holiday season.

The at-home tests and N95 masks are being distributed by the state to municipalities and school districts. Each municipality and school district will then determine how best to provide them to people who live in their respective cities and towns.

The following information details how the towns in the 35th District will distribute rapid tests this week (information available as of Wednesday morning). For the most updated information please contact your local town hall or visit your town website.

For statewide information on in-person testing sites click here.

Information from the Journal Inquirer:

Coventry: Free COVID-19 rapid test kits will be distributed to Coventry residents at Captain Nathan Hale Middle School, 1776 Main St., on Thursday, from 4 to 7 p.m., or until supplies run out, Town Manager John Elsesser said today. People may be required to show proof of residency, and are allowed a maximum of four test kits. He asked that people not take more than they need.

Ellington: Tests will be available through a drive-thru system starting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Ellington Senior Center at 40 Maple St. Kits will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, and will be limited to four per household. Proof of Ellington residency will be required.

Stafford: The town will distribute test kits in a drive-thru on a first come, first serve basis, while supplies last, on Thursday, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Stafford Middle School, 21 Levinthal Run. Residents must provide proof of residency and a photo ID to obtain two self-test kits.

Tolland: COVID-19 test kits will be distributed on Thursday at Tolland High School, 1 Eagle Hill, from 5 to 8 p.m., or until supplies run out. Interim Town Manager Lisa Hancock said residents are asked to follow signs and cones for the traffic pattern and provide photo identification to prove residency. Kits will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, and residents should not pick up more than they need.

Vernon: Vernon will distribute test kits Thursday at Rockville High School, 70 Loveland Hill Road, beginning at noon. Photo identification will be checked, and residents are encouraged to allow kits be distributed to those who need them first: residents with symptoms or not feeling well. As more kits are available, further announcements will be made.

Willington: The town will distribute test kits to residents with an immediate, such as those who have been exposed to COVID or are experiencing symptoms. Distribution will be on a first-come, first-served basis Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Willington Fire Dept #1 – 426 River Road. Residents must show ID.

IF YOUR TOWN IS NOT LISTED: please contact your local health department or health district for more information.

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