About this Deal
The Kroger Health COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit is an at-home nasal swab sample collection kit intended to detect active COVID -19 infections. The nasal swab process is observed virtually by Kroger Health staff.
Individuals may be eligible to have COVID-19 testing fully paid, with no out of pocket cost, when billed to their health plan or the government. If you do not wish to submit testing to insurance or the government for reimbursement, you may purchase this home collection kit.
Customers receive email with voucher codes and access to website where they answer screening questions and order kit. Once eligibility is confirmed, kit is shipped for arrival to customer's home within 2 business days.
Kroger Health staff guides home sample collection via video chat to ensure proper sample collection. Customer ships sample to lab for processing using prepaid envelope. At the lab, sample undergoes a molecular PCR diagnostic test which detects parts of the SARS-CoV-2. Average lab processing is 24-48 hours. Negative results released through patient portal via text or email; in the event of a positive test result, healthcare provider will call. *This home sample collection kit has not been FDA cleared or approved.
*This home sample collection kit has been authorized by FDA under an EUA. This home sample collection kit has been authorized only for the home collection and maintenance of nasal swab specimens as an aid in detection of nucleic acid from SARS-CoV-2, not for any other viruses or pathogens.