Coronavirus Update

Information about access to health care services in response to the COVID-19 outbreak

Tufts Health Plan is committed to providing our Tufts Health Direct members with accurate, reliable information about access to health care services during the COVID-19 outbreak.

To learn more about COVID-19 symptoms, vaccine recommendations, testing and more, visit our COVID-19 Resource Center.


Recent Updates:

Coverage for over-the-counter, at-home COVID-19 tests ends after May 11, 2023.

Free COVID-19 Testing

There are several resources available through federal and state programs for free COVID-19 testing. For more information visit our COVID-19 Symptoms and Testing webpage.

Free At-home Rapid COVID-19 Tests

The Biden administration has developed a program where members of the public can order free at-home rapid COVID-19 tests per household. Visit for more details on how to order the tests and the most up-to-date information on federal testing programs. Click here to order your COVID-19 tests.

There is also a federal program to distribute at-home rapid tests to community health centers and Medicare-certified health clinics. Check with your local community health centers for more information.

There are also state and local programs in place for residents to search for and access free COVID-19 testing, including laboratory testing sites. Visit each state’s website for the most up to date and accurate information, and also reach out to your local board of health or your city or town website for additional information.


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