At-home COVID tests available at county health departments

Starting Monday, free at-home COVID-19 tests will be available at all Mississippi county health departments.

Each family can receive eight tests (four packages) of BinaxNOW antigen rapid self-tests per month. No doctor’s note or documentation of any kind is necessary. These tests are not for resale.

Tests may be picked up without an appointment during regular health department hours.

To find hours of operation of a county health department near you, visit County health departments in South Mississippi are located here:

  • Hancock County Health Department, 856 Highway 90, Bay St. Louis
  • Harrison County Health Department, 1102 45th Avenue, Gulfport
  • Jackson County Health Department, 4600 Lt. Eugene J. Majure Drive, Pascagoula
  • Pearl River County Health Department, 7547 Highway 11 North, Carriere
  • Stone County Health Department, 1510 Central Avenue East, Wiggins
  • George County Health Department, 166 West Ratliff Street, Lucedale

Anyone who is homebound and needs at-home COVID tests can order delivery through

Anyone who takes an at-home test that shows positive can report it to MSDH online at Reporting test results helps MSDH monitor COVID-19 activity in the state.

For questions regarding at-home testing or reporting positive results, call the COVID-19 hotline at 877-978-6453.

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