COVID Home Test Kits
Now test yourself and your family for COVID-19 from the comfort of your home. Epic Pharmacy is now offering home based test kits for COVID-19 tests. Each box contains 25 test kits that can be used by people of all ages
How Does it Work?
The QuickVue SARS Antigen Test detects SARS-CoV-2 antigens directly from anterior nares swab specimens. The QuickVue SARS Antigen Test provides accurate and reliable results in 10 minutes, allowing for COVID-19 testing of symptomatic patients within the first five days of symptoms and asymptomatic patients when tested serially.
- Approved for unobserved, self-collected nasal sample collection.
- Results in 10 minutes without having to visit lab or downloading any app.
- No prescription required.
- Correctly identifies 83.5% of positive specimens and PPA, 99.2% of negative specimens.
What you need to know about these kits:
- These testing kits work for both symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals.
- The QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test is intended for the qualitative detection of the nucleocapsid proteins from SARS-CoV-2 from individuals with or without symptoms or other epidemiological reasons to suspect COVID-19 when tested twice over two or three days with at least 24 hours and no more than 36 hours between tests.
- Ages 2 and up
- Positive results indicate the presence of viral foreign agent, but clinical correlation with past medical history and other diagnostic information is necessary to determine infection status
How To Use
- Swab – Collect a gentle nasal swab sample.
- Swirl – After adding the swab to the solution tube.
- Dip – Put the strip into the tube.
- Read Results – Straightforward and easy to read results