Where to pick up at-home tests issued by Connecticut health officials

Connecticut municipalities are expected to distribute at home tests. Here is a compilation of some of the places where you can get yours when the shipment comes in. In most towns, tests will be given on a first come, first served basis.

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Dec 28, 2021, 2:49 PM

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Where to pick up at-home tests issued by Connecticut health officials
Connecticut municipalities are expected to distribute at home tests. Below is a compilation of some of the places where you can get yours when the shipment comes in. In most towns, tests will be given on a first come first served basis. 
Please contact your town for more information:
Bethlehem
Jan. 2 12:00pm (until supplies last)
Bethlehem Town Hall, 36 Main Street South
Kits will be distributed on a first come, first served basis and proof of residence is required. 
Click here for more information or any changes.  
Bridgeport
City officials say they'll be picking up 22,000 individual kits in Fairfield Mon. Jan 3. They will then be distributed to people who have been pre-selected through the city's registration portal. Officials say the kits will be passed out on Tues. Jan. 4 in the parking lot of the Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater.
They say recipients will be notified online if they're pre-approved for a test.
Brookfield
Jan. 2 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Brookfield Town Hall, 100 Pocono Road
Kits will be distributed on a first come, first served basis and proof of Brookfield residence is required. 
Click here for more information or any changes.
Darien
Jan. 8 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Darien High School
Second distribution of tests and masks. Drive through distribution. Proof of residency is required. Test kits have two tests in each box and one box will be distributed per vehicle.
Jan. 2 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Darien High School
A limit of two kits per household will be imposed. Availability is on a first come, first served basis and proof of residency is required.
Vehicles must enter from Noroton Ave. and exit from Nutmeg Lane.

Greenwich 
Jan. 8 11:00am to 3:00pm
Grass Island Park, Shore Road  
Second distribution of kits. Staff will distribute four tests packaged in two boxes to each vehicle, regardless of the number of occupants in each vehicle. This will be strictly enforced. Residents must show proof of residency. . All drivers and passengers must remain in their vehicles and must wear face masks when receiving their test kits

Jan. 4 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Kits will be distributed at two locations:
--The Greenwich Senior Center via the rear entrance on Bruce Place for town residents who are at least 60 years old.
--Grass Island Park, Shore Road.
All participants will be required to show proof of residency.
Easton
Jan. 3 6:00pm (until supplies last)
Samuel Staples Elementary School - Rear parking lot
Enter at the main entrance on Morehouse Road and proceed to rear of building
Please wear a mask.
Proof of residency required
Two test kits will be available to each car.
CLICK HERE for more information
Fairfield
TBD
Bigelow Center 
Test kits are for residents 65-years-old and older.
They will be made available while supplies last for residents who are symptomatic or have a known exposure to someone who tested positive.
Test kits will be limited to two per household.
If you are a Fairfield resident who is 65 or older, symptomatic or have a known exposure to someone who tested positive and are unable to attend the distribution at the middle school.
Jan. 2 12:00pm to 4:00pm (until supplies last)
Roger Ludlowe Middle School, with all traffic entering at 440 Mill Plain Road, adjacent to Sturges Park.
  • Due to limited supply at this time, test kits are intended for residents that are symptomatic or that have a known exposure to someone who tested positive.
  • Proof of residency via your valid 2021 Fairfield beach or dump sticker, OR a driver's license.
  • 4 kits and 4 masks will be distributed per household. Each FloxFlex kit contains a single test.
  • Residents must enter the site from Mill Plain Road. The Fairfield Police Department will be managing traffic, and I ask that you please follow the directional signs and cones to keep the flow of traffic moving quickly.
Milford
Jan. 3 3:00pm to 7:00pm (until supplies last)
Joseph A. Foran High School and Walnut Beach Parking Lot.
Kits are intended for Milford residents who may be experiencing symptoms, had a recent exposure to an individual who is positive for COVID-19, and/or who have or will be attending larger gatherings in order to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Each household with receive one kit that contains two tests.
Proof of residency required
CLICK HERE for more information.
Monroe
 Jan. 9
Jockey Hollow Middle School, 365 Fan Hill Road
Second distribution of kits intended for those households that did not receive a kit during first distribution, can not find an alternative testing location, and have a known exposure or who are symptomatic. Pre-registration for a specific arrival time will be required and opens Jan. 7.
More Information

Jan. 1 1:00pm to 4:00pm (until supplies last)
Jockey Hollow Middle School, 365 Fan Hill Road
This will be a drive-through pickup and identification showing Monroe residency is required. Please do not arrive early, as vehicles will not be allowed to line up in advance. These kits contain one test each. We are able to provide Two tests per household and vehicle, on a first come, first served basis.
More Information
New Fairfield
Jan. 2 1:00pm to 4:00pm (until supplies last)
New Fairfield Middle School, 56 Gillotti Rpad
Please enter the campus via the driveway closest to Peerless Equipment and exit from the new west side driveway. Traffic is one way and is marked with arrows. Proof of residency is required.
Tests will be distributed on a first come first served basis. Test kids will be limited to no more than two per household.
CLICK HERE for more information.
New Milford
Register to receive a COVID-19 test kit HERE.
Tests are for residents only.
Please call the New Milford Health Dept 860-355- 6035 or the Mayor's Office 860-355-6010 for more information.
Newtown
TBD
Reed School
You need to sign-up/register for a test kit HERE.
Each household can receive a maximum of two kits.
Norwalk
Wednesday, Jan. 5
Calf Pasture Beach, 6 p.m.
The drive-thru distribution event is first come, first serve, and runs until 9 p.m., but may end sooner if supplies run out. Proof of Norwalk residency is required and there will be a limit of two tests per household. Additionally, N95 and KN95 masks will be available with a limit of four per household.
More Information
Orange
Thursday, Jan. 6 
High Plains Community Center
525 Orange Center Road
Two kits per vehicle on a first served basis
Kits will be handed while you're in the car
Name and address required to receive kit
More information
Redding
Jan 8. 12:00pm to 2:00pm (until supplies last)
Redding Community Center
Pre-registration required
Please wear a mask. Proof of Redding residency is required
Jan. 3 12:00pm to 2:00pm (until supplies last)
Redding Community Center Parking Lot-Drive through distribution. 
37 Lonetown Road 
Please wear a mask. Proof of Redding residency is required. Each household is limited to two kits. Each kit contains two tests. 
Shelton
Sunday, Jan. 2
Shelton High School.
You must be a Shelton resident and identification is required to receive a test and mask.
Sherman
Jan. 9 2:00pm (until supplies last)
Sherman School - outside on the sidewalk by the front office. 200 kits were be distributed. One kit per household. Proof of residency required. Tests are for those needing results immediately.
Jan. 2 10:00am to 12:00pm (until supplies last)
Sherman School - outside on the sidewalk by the front office
One kit per household. Each kit contains two tests.
Proof of residency required
Southbury
Wednesday, Jan. 4
Settlers Park at 280 Crook Horn Road
2-4 p.m.
This will be a drive-through pickup and identification showing Southbury residency is required. Due to limited supplies, each household will receive one testing kit (2 tests total).
More Information
Stamford
Jan. 8. 12:00pm (until supplies last)
Bethel AME Church, Cummings Park, Rippowam Middle School
Proof of residency required
Each household will receive two testing kits  
  Jan. 2 12:00pm (until supplies last)
Cummings Park, Kosciuszko Park and Scalzi Park
Proof of residency required
Each household will receive two testing kits    
Stratford
Wednesday, Jan. 5
Short Beach Parking Lot, 1 Dorne Drive, Stratford
Kits will be made available to Stratford at one distribution point at Short Beach.  As the number of kits available will be insufficient to cover everyone in town, they will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. 
More Information
Torrington
Wednesday, Jan. 5
55 University Drive (The old Torrington UConn branch and current Five Points Center for Visual Arts building)
10 a.m.
There will be one-way traffic entering the parking lot at the main entrance (there will be signage and direction on location). The distribution is scheduled to run until 1 p.m. though it is expected to end much sooner because of the demand versus current supply.  
More Information
Trumbull
Jan. 8 10:00am
Trumbull High School 
First come first serve


Jan. 2 9:00am to 12:00pm
Unity Park
Kits will be given to only those who previously signed up to reserve a kit. 
One kit per household
CLICK HERE for more information.
Washington
TBD
River Walk pavilion at 11 School St.
Limit one test kit per household. Proof of residence is required. All distributions are while supplies last.
Watertown
Jan. 2 11:00am to 1:00pm
John Trumbull Primary School, 799 Buckingham Street
Proof of residence is required. All distributions are while supplies last.  Each vehicle will receive a maxium of two testing kits, 4 tests total. 
Weston
Jan. 8. 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Weston Middle School
A second distribution of 300 kits. Each kit contains 2 test. One kit per household. Officials hope to provide kits to those who may have not been able to collect one on 1/3/22. Kits are also for those experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or who were likely exposed to someone who is COVID positive. Vehicles must enter School Road from Weston Road. School Road will be closed at Lord's Highway. The access drive to the middle school will be closed until 1:45 vehicles that arrive early will be turned away. You must remain in your vehicle while waiting to receive your kit and masks are mandatory while interacting with staff. Proof of residency is required. 

Jan. 3 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Weston Middle School
1 kit per household, on a first come first served basis. Vehicles must enter School Road from Weston Road. School Road will be closed at Lord's Highway. The access drive to the middle school will be closed until 4:45, vehicles that arrive early will be turned away. You must remain in your vehicle while waiting to receive your kit and masks are mandatory while interacting with staff.
Westport
Jan. 3, 3 p.m.
Greens Farm Railroad Station Parking Lot #1
Wilton
Additional time slots available for Jan. 5 distribution. Signup link HERE activated at 6 p.m. Jan. 4. 
Winchester
Jan. 13, 4-6 p.m.
At the former Bank of America parking lot located at the corner of Elm and Center Street for Winchester residents only.
We encourage that only residents who are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19 seek out these tests to help us provide our allotment to residents truly in need. Residents aged 55+ are encouraged to go to the Winsted Senior Center at 80 Holabird Avenue to pick up a test kit, rather than come to this drive-thru event. Supplies will be distributed on a first come first serve basis and are limited in quantity (one per car). We will also be distributing N-95 masks to residents at this event. 

Woodbridge
Jan. 3 11:30am to 2:00pm (until supplies last)
Senior Center/Library shared parking lot-traffic will enter the lot from Meetinghouse Lane and exit onto Center Road.
Drive through event, masks and proof of residency are required. 1 Kit per household.
CLICK HERE for more information.
COVID RESOURCES: Stop the Spread


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