at Way Library
You can now pick up a free COVID-19 at-home test kit at Way Library. The Ohio Department of Health is providing rapid at-home tests at no cost to patrons or the library. Kits may be picked up at the Circulation Desk or via curbside delivery.
The Abbott BinaxNOW test provides results in minutes and detects the virus in the early part of the disease when people are most infectious. It is used with an online service, provided by eMed, which helps guide people through the testing process.
The following are required in order to perform the test
- Windows or Mac/Apple laptop with a webcam (or a desktop computer with an adjustable/moveable webcam), microphone, and speaker; OR an Apple phone/tablet; OR and Android phone/tablet;
- an email address; and
- an internet connection.
The test is designed to be taken at home and is not intended to be administered at or by the library.
We are glad to offer this service to help make testing more accessible, convenient, and expeditious for you.