Toolkit: At-Home COVID-19 Testing

Testing is one of our best tools to prevent the spread of COVID-19, alongside getting vaccinated and boosted. As we approach winter and the holiday season, our newest at-home COVID-19 testing toolkit provides messaging guidance to help the public understand when to test and how to use at-home tests correctly. This toolkit has graphics and sample social copy in English and Spanish to help you address questions about COVID-19 at-home antigen tests in your community.

Answers to Tough Questions

Visit our Answers to Tough Questions for full messaging guidance to help you answer questions about COVID-19 at-home antigen tests in your community, such as:

  • When should I take a rapid at-home test?
  • Why is repeat testing important?
  • Are tests free? How do I get them?

Social Media Sample Posts and Shareable Graphics

Sample Posts (English)

  • Testing is one of our best tools to prevent the spread of COVID-19, alongside getting vaccinated and boosted. Learn more about when and how to take an at-home COVID-19 test here: [insert link to your local/state landing page]
  • Testing for COVID-19 at-home is convenient, fast, and reliable—and it’s an important tool to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community this fall and winter.
  • Are you gathering for the holidays? Taking an at-home antigen test before you go is a great way to protect your friends and family from COVID-19.
  • At-home COVID-19 antigen tests are fast and reliable, especially with repeat testing. Remember to:
    📑Follow the manufacturer’s instructions
    🔁Take another test in 24-48 hrs if your first test is negative, especially if you’re still having symptoms.
  • If you’re experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, take a test. Learn more here: [insert link to your local/state landing page]

Sample Posts (Spanish)

  • Hacernos la prueba es una de las mejores herramientas que tenemos para prevenir la propagación del COVID-19, además de vacunarnos y ponernos la dosis de refuerzo. Obtenga más información aquí sobre cuándo y cómo hacerse una prueba de COVID-19 en el hogar: [insert link to your local/state landing page]
  • Hacerse la prueba de COVID-19 en el hogar es un procedimiento conveniente, rápido y confiable, además de ser una herramienta importante para prevenir la propagación del COVID-19 en nuestra comunidad este otoño e invierno.
  • ¿Piensa reunirse con familiares y amigos en la temporada de fiestas? Hacerse una prueba de antígenos en el hogar es ideal para protegerlos del COVID-19.
  • Las pruebas de antígenos para el COVID-19 en el hogar son rápidas y confiables, sobre todo si se las hace más de una vez. Recuerde:
    📑Seguir las instrucciones del fabricante
    🔁Si el resultado de la primera prueba es negativo, hágase otra prueba a las 24 o 48 horas, sobre todo si todavía tiene síntomas.
  • Si tiene síntomas de COVID-19 o ha estado expuesto a alguien que tiene COVID-19, hágase una prueba. Obtenga más información aquí: [insert link to your local/state landing page]

Shareable Graphics

Click to download a folder with seven graphics in English and Spanish sized for multiple platforms. The below graphics are a preview of what you’ll find in the shareable graphics folder.

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