LetsGetChecked today announced that it received FDA emergency use authorization for its non-prescription COVID-19 home collection test.
The EUA allows the test to be available to consumers and organizations by removing the need for a doctor’s prescription to do a home test for people who do not exhibit symptoms or suspected exposure to the virus.
“While the incredible efforts to make vaccinations available to every American by May has generated renewed hope for the future, widespread testing continues to be a critical vehicle for recovery and the reopening of the economy,” CEO and founder Peter Foley said in a news release. “Research shows that the virus can be transmitted and spread by those who show no symptoms, and this authorization removes another barrier to entry for high-quality testing to a wider population.”
LetsGetChecked’s home collection test was first authorized by the FDA for emergency use in May 2020. It uses a nasal swab and m…