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COVID-19 Child Care Testing Information

Child Care COVID-19 Testing

Visit COVID-19 Testing in K-12 Schools and Child Care - Minnesota Dept. of Health ( for information to help school districts, schools, and child care programs learn about COVID-19 testing guidance, the value of testing, and the variety of testing options made available by the State of Minnesota.
Additional Options for COVID-19 Testing 
  • Community Testing Sites: Testing is available all residents of Minnesota at no cost to them at state operated COVD-19 community testing sites. Anyone can get tested for COVID-19 – with or without insurance. 
  • Order Your Free At-Home Rapid Tests: Every home in Minnesota is eligible to order two rapid at-home COVID-19 test kits (four tests total) for free, while supplies last.
  • COVID-19 Vault Saliva Testing at Home includes instructions for using these tests. Ordering of tests ended on March 31. Vault PCR tests can be used until they expire, or until Dec. 31, 2022 whichever is first.
  • Clinics, pharmacies and other settings: Minnesotans can also get a COVID-19 test at a variety of other settings. Find a location providing testing near you by using the Find a Testing Location web page. 
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