Ordering Accessible COVID Tests
Accessible at-home COVID tests for people who are blind or have low vision are available now via the Biden-Harris administration’s initiatives to expand access to accessible COVID tests. These tests make use of a compatible Bluetooth-enabled smartphone and an app to provide audio step-by-step instructions for administering the test and for reading results.
You can order the free accessible tests online via USPS or by calling 1-800-232-0233. Each order will contain two rapid-antigen tests.
Need More Tests?
If you are covered by Medicare or have a Medicare Advantage plan, you are eligible for up to 8 free over-the-counter COVID tests per month, which also includes the more accessible tests.
If you are on Medicare and want more information on other free Medicare preventive services, call the Medicare Part D helpline at 1-800-926-4862 or email the helpline at email@example.com.
Your insurer may allow you to get additional tests, including more accessible ones, with reimbursement. Call your plan to find out more about this.
Need Further Assistance?
Contact the Disability Information and Access Line via phone at 888-677-1199 (M-F, 9 am – 8 pm Eastern) or via email at DIAL@usaginganddisability.org if you need additional assistance with the following:
- Ordering COVID tests
- Understanding instructions for test administration and results
- Alternative instructions for traditional at-home tests
- Assistance with ordering “swab and send” tests for collecting a sample and mailing it back for results
- Connecting to local organizations for assistance locating other testing options and supports within your community