Health Department to End COVID Test Distribution
July 20, 2022
The Richland County Health Department expects to run out of free home COVID-19 test kits by early
The Department received 2300 home test kits in January and has distributed them to the community in
the last several months.
The remaining home COVID-19 tests have an extended expiration date of September 30th, 2022. The
tests are located in the lobby of the Community Services Building, at 1201 West Holly in Sidney. They are
free to the public, and available until gone. The Health Department will update our Facebook page when
all tests have been distributed.
Locally, home test kits are available for purchase at Reynolds Market, White Drug, and Sidney Health
Center Pharmacy. Free test kits can also be ordered from the US Postal Service by visiting
The Health Department recommends that families keep COVID-19 test kits on hand to test symptomatic
family members should illness occur.
The Health Department offers COVID-19 vaccines, including boosters, by appointment during regular
clinic hours. To make an appointment for a vaccine, or for questions or additional information, call the
Health Department at 406-433-2207.