COVID-19 Resources - QuickVue At-Home

COVID-19 Resources

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What Happens if I Receive a Positive Test Result?

If you test positive with the QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test*, then proteins from the virus that causes COVID-19 have been found in your sample and you likely have COVID-19.

Per CDC recommendations, you should self-isolate at home to help stop the spread of the virus to others. For the latest CDC recommendations and updates, visit the CDC website »

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COVID-19 Treatment Options and More

We understand there are many sources of information for potential COVID-related treatments or therapeutics and we are here to help. We’ve partnered with Pfizer to provide the latest in therapeutics, treatments, and other COVID-related essentials.

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Oral Rx treatment options are now available for COVID-19. Visit our site to discover an option.

Information Regarding
Reimbursement of
At-Home COVID Tests

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The QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test is intended for the qualitative detection of the nucleocapsid protein antigen from SARS-CoV-2 from individuals with or without symptoms or other epidemiological reasons to suspect COVID-19. Serial testing should be performed in individuals with negative results at least twice over three days (with 48 hours between tests) for symptomatic individuals and three times over five days (with at least 48 hours between tests) for asymptomatic individuals. This test is authorized for nonprescription home use with self-collected (unobserved) direct anterior nasal (NS) swab specimens from individuals aged 14 years and older or with adult-collected anterior NS samples from individuals aged 2 years or older.

*In the USA, this product has not been FDA cleared or approved but has been authorized by FDA under an Emergency Use Authorization. This product has been authorized only for the detection of proteins from SARS-CoV-2, not for any other viruses or pathogens. The emergency use of this product is only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of emergency use of in vitro diagnostics for detection and/or diagnosis of COVID-19 under Section 564(b)(1) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb-3(b)(1), unless the declaration is terminated or authorization is revoked sooner.

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