If you have symptoms that could be COVID-19, you should test immediately.
If you have been around someone that tests positive for COVID but do not have symptoms, you should start taking precautions like wearing a face covering and test 5 days after your exposure.
Certain high-risk environments may require a test as a screening process.
Consider testing before you are going to be around someone that is at high risk of developing severe illness from COVID-19.
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Repeated shaking with chills
- Muscle pain
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
Free at-home COVID-19 tests are available for pick up at Health and Human Services, 1650 Greenfield Street, Wilmington, during normal business hours. Additionally, each household is eligible to order 8 free COVID-19 tests through the mail here. Test kits are also available for purchase at many local retailers such as pharmacies. For other testing options, please speak with your healthcare provider.