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Tempe handing out limited supply of free at-home COVID-19 test kits

The city of Tempe will be handing out a limited supply of at-home COVID-19 test kits on Saturday.

The kits will be distributed at four locations across the city, including the Tempe Public Library from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Each kit contains two rapid tests that provide results within 15 minutes. 

The kits will be limited to one per household and be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Identification is not required to get a kit. 

Interested individuals are encouraged to arrive early since the kits typically are given out within hours. 

Masks must be worn inside city facilities. 


  • Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Escalante Multi-Generational Center, 2150 E. Orange St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Westside Multi-Generational Center, 715 W. Fifth St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • North Tempe Multi-Generational Center, 1555 N. Bridalwreath St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

The city of Tempe is also offering COVID-19 vaccines  over the weekend at Laird and Thew elementary schools 

Rocio Hernandez was a senior field correspondent at KJZZ from 2020 to 2022.