White House says it will set up a website to distribute 500 million free COVID tests

White House says it will set up a website to distribute 500 million free COVID tests


President Biden details plans to make coronavirus tests easier to find amid the surge of the omicron variant. | Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images

President Biden said today that Americans will soon be able to order free COVID tests from a government-run website, which is not yet available. “We’ll have websites where you can get them delivered to your home,” he said of the 500 million at-home tests the government is purchasing to combat the Omicron surge.

Details on this website are murky, however. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said today that “We will have more information as it is available including what the website looks like,” she said, adding, “We will make the website available as soon as these tests are available.“

President Biden also said that his administration is working with Google to make it easier for Americans to find COVID-19 testing locations. “We’ve…

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