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Home Rapid Test Instructions

Starting the first day of school, schools will offer home test kits to those with a potential in-school exposure and those with symptoms.

In addition, each staff and student will receive 4 tests per month to take home. These tests can be used by school families for testing due to symptoms, exposures, high risk activity (such as travel and large gatherings).


Resource: NYC DOE Home Rapid Tests page

All home COVID-19 rapid test kits come with printed instructions, please follow these instructions when administering the test.


You can also check your test kit and watch a video on how to use your test kit

For additional information, you can also visit the manufacturer’s websites.


Test kit translated resources

Please note that the following documents and videos were not prepared by the Department of Education and the Department of Education is not responsible for content or translated content.

ACON Flowflex home kit instructional videos with subtitles

iHealth home kit instructional videos with subtitles (except for Spanish)