Free COVID-19 Antigen Test Kits

DHSS offers TWO different types of rapid antigen test kits. DHSS offers ACON Flow Flex antigen test kits under the state CLIA waiver for testing in congregate care settings (In-Office) by testing personnel. DHSS also offers iHealth antigen test kits for At-Home testing.

Rapid Antigen Test Kit Application Portal (

Long Term Care Facilities must make sure the ACON Flow Flex are added to the facility’s CLIA certificate:

Adding ACON Flow Flex to Your CLIA Test Menu

The CLIA program has developed an email template that you can copy and paste, fill in the blanks, and email to to update your test menu to include ACON Flow Flex.

Email Subject line: Add COVID-19 Testing to existing CLIA Certificate for [FACILITY NAME]

Lab/Facility Name:


Existing CLIA Waived Lab #:


Lab Director Name:


Which COVID-19/ SARS-CoV-2 Waived Test system added?
Check [X] all that may apply.

[    ] Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card
[    ] Acon FlowFlex
[    ] Quidel Sofia 2 SARS-CoV-2 Antigen assay
[    ] Becton Dickinson Veritor™ Plus Antigen test kit
[    ] Abbott ID Now
[    ] OTHER Waived test(s) approved by FDA EUA (specify below):

As the Laboratory Director or administrator/owner’s agent of record for the CLIA facility holding a Waived Certificate identified above, I wish to append my facility’s existing CLIA# to include additional testing for COVID-19. I attest that my facility will provide reasonable assurances that:

  1. All testing personnel for COVID-19 will be provided adequate and documented training
  2. All Manufacturer’s Instructions for Use (IFU) will be strictly adhered to

All tests results (both positive and negative) will be reported to the proper public health entities under federal and state requirements. See MO DHSS link regarding reporting: