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Free COVID test kits are back: Here’s how to get yours

  Starting September 25, you can order four free test kits per household through COVIDtests.gov. The tests will detect the currently circulating COVID-19 variants and are intended for use through the end of 2023. The kits will include instructions on how to verify extended expiration dates. Many kits have had their expiration dates extended beyond what may be printed on…

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Got COVID-19 tests you didn’t order? Don’t pay

Ari Lazarus Consumer Education Specialist, FTC August 9, 2023   Unordered COVID-19 tests — and bills — are arriving on doorsteps around the country. What’s going on? It’s another scam targeting people with Medicare. Here’s what to do if you get billed for tests you didn’t order. In June, the FTC warned about scammers stealing people’s…

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