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Testing for COVID-19

Testing can determine if you have COVID-19. This is an important step to help reduce the spread of the virus. When a person tests positive for COVID-19, they stay home or isolate.

Testing is used to determine if someone currently has COVID-19. COVID-19 testing is done by swishing and gargling salt water and spitting it into a tube or by using a swab to collect a sample from a person’s nose. Learn more:

Antibody testing is a type of test that can be used to determine if someone had COVID-19 in the past. You can learn more about it here:


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