Government website to suspend orders for free COVID tests due to limited supply
WASHINGTON – Beginning next week, the Biden administration will suspend taking orders for free at-home COVID-19 tests because of limited supply, USA TODAY has learned.
The administration is expected to announce Friday that it needs to preserve tests for a potential rise in infections in the fall, according to a senior administration official.
As of Sept. 2, free tests will no longer be available through COVIDTests.gov. Tests, however, are still being distributed other ways, including at 15,000 federally-supported community sites such as some libraries and pharmacies, and through community health centers. People...