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Free COVID-19 test kits available in Paulding County

The BinaxNOW test provides results in about 15 minutes.
The BinaxNOW test provides results in about 15 minutes.(Abbott Laboratories)
Published: Dec. 18, 2021 at 6:17 AM EST
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PAULDING, Ohio (WPTA) - The Paulding County Health Department is hoping to stem the spread of COVID-19 by making free as-home test kits available there.

The health department has partnered with the library to distribute the BinaxNOW kits, which can be used to identify the virus and distinguish it from other illnesses. It provides results in 15 minutes and can be used on children age 2 and older.

The kits are available at the Paulding County Carnegie Library, located in the 200 block of South Main Street in Paulding. Those who wish to pick up a kit may call ahead and it will be brought to his or her vehicle.

The phone number is (419) 399-2032.

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