The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, or DHS, will no longer support its Community Testing Support Program, which allowed Wisconsin residents to access free rapid and PCR COVID-19 testing at sites throughout the state.
While you can still receive a limited number of free at-home tests through state and federal programs while supplies last, Wisconsin locations supported by the program will no longer offer free in-person testing as of Saturday, April 15.
The Community Testing Support Program began in 2021 to help local governments and community organizations provide free in-person COVID-19 testing.
To find in-person testing sites that will continue after Saturday, DHS officials said that it will continue to update its online site map with locations to receive COVID-19 testing. However, the site map will not indicate which sites have a fee associated with receiving a test.
Before visiting a site, call to confirm the site’s hours or to make an appointment.
How to get free at-home COVID-19 tests
You can still receive free at-home tests shipped to your home without insurance:
- Wisconsinites can order 10 tests per month to be shipped to their home through the “Say Yes! Covid Test Program”
- You can order an additional four tests per month to be shipped to your home through the federal government.
These programs do not have a defined end date but will continue to send free tests while supplies last.
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