Limited Supply of COVID-19 Test Kits Available at Libraries

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Updated 8/16/22: Kits are not available at any location. No more kits are on the way.

Free rapid test kits are available at some libraries through a partnership with Public Health - Seattle & King County. Take the kit out of these libraries and test in a private location. The kit includes simple instructions to self-administer the test. While you're at these libraries, you can also pick up a mask.

Where can I get a free COVID-19 rapid test or mask?

A limited number of tests and masks will be available at these King County Library System (KCLS) libraries:

Library COVID-19 Test Kit Availability
Algona-Pacific Out of Stock
Burien Out of Stock
Des Moines Out of Stock
Enumclaw Out of Stock
Fairwood Out of Stock
Federal Way Out of Stock
Kent Panther Lake Out of Stock
Maple Valley Out of Stock
Muckleshoot Out of Stock
Renton Out of Stock
Skyway Out of Stock
Southcenter  Out of Stock
Tukwila Out of Stock
Woodmont Out of Stock

You can pick up test kits during scheduled service hours, beginning January 14. Please call your library before visiting to check on current inventory. 

How many tests can I take home?

Due to limited inventory, please take two test kits per household.

How many masks can I take?

You can take two masks per person.

Do I need a library card to take a test home?

Tests are available to anyone visiting the library, while supplies last. No library card is needed. 

Can I call and reserve a test?

The library will not reserve tests. Please call your library before visiting to check on current inventory, as supplies are limited. 

Why are they not available at every library?

Public Health - Seattle & King County is providing a limited supply and there is not enough to distribute to every library.

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