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Posted on: September 25, 2023

No-Cost COVID-19 Home Tests At Pitt County Health Department


September 25, 2023



No-Cost COVID-19 Home Tests At Pitt County Health Department 

Community partners called upon to distribute home test kits


PITT COUNTY, N.C. – No-Cost COVID-19 home tests are now available at the Pitt County Health Department (PCHD). Each person requesting a test kit will receive one box which includes two COVID-19 rapid home tests.  

“The tests were provided by the NC Department of Health and Human Services.  Pitt County received 400 boxes, which we are making available to the community. Additional tests will be ordered as needed,” says Teresa Ellen, Pitt County Interim Health Director.


Where: COVID-19 home tests can be requested at the Pitt County Health Department front desk located at 201 Government Circle, Greenville, N.C. 


When: Effective immediately, tests will be available during normal business hours from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 


Qualifications: Individuals may receive one COVID-19 home test box per person. Kits contain two home tests for ages 2 years and older. This includes uninsured, underinsured, undocumented and homeless individuals. 


Community Partners: If you represent an organization that would like to distribute multiple home test kits within the community, contact Pitt County Public Health at or 252-902-2300. 


The Mission of Pitt County Government is to enhance the health, safety, and well-being of our community by advocating for and providing quality services in a friendly and cost-effective manner. Learn more: 



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