Home Specimen Collection

Please collect a nasal swab specimen from each sick person on the first day that they have two or more of the following symptoms:

Up to 3 years old

  • Runny nose/nasal congestion

  • Fussiness/irritability

  • Difficulty breathing

  • Fever/feverishness

  • Loss of appetite

  • Fatigue

  • Cough

3 years old or older

  • Fever or feeling feverish

  • Nasal congestion

  • Body aches

  • Sore throat

  • Headache

  • Cough

  • Chills

Please follow the instructions provided in the home specimen collection kit you received after enrollment. If you need additional swabs or other materials please let us know.

Video demonstration of home specimen collection:

Additional instructions: