Did you know that for a $15 online medical consultation you can get an online prescription for Paxlovid? It’s just one of the services offered by Dr. B’s $15 online healthcare and medical consultations service! This is important both because of course you are trying to be as Covid-safe as possible, and because if you have Covid you don’t want to have to leave your house to get diagnosed and treated.
The PAN Foundation (Patient Access Network Foundation) provides grants of financial assistance to help cover the cost of medical treatments and prescriptions for both chronic and rare diseases that your insurance doesn’t cover or only partially covers. They have a running list of both conditions and medications that are eligible at any given time. Sometimes the grants for a given condition are ‘open’ (i.e. available) and sometimes they are ‘closed’ (i.e. not available). So check, and if something is ‘closed’ or even not listed on the site at all, check back at another time.
The CDC offers a free online tool to determine your home ventilation or office ventilation needs (such as how many air purifiers do you need, how much air do they need to move, etc.) in order to keep your indoor areas safe and as free of concentrated Covid evil (nod to the Time Bandits) as possible.
The U.S. Federal government and the Biden administration have just announced a new round of free home Covid tests, effective on 12/15/22. Each household address can receive 4 rapid antigen tests (also known as “RAT”s) by filling out a simple form on the USPS (United States posts office) website. Here is the link to get your free home Covid tests.
Thanks to a partnership between Orange County, California, and Picture Genetics, residents of the OC can have free at-home Covid 19 tests delivered directly to their homes. The tests are delivered by FedEx, and once you take the test you drop it off with FedEx as well, for processing by Picture Genetics.
Residents of California’s Contra Costa County can order up to 4 free at-home Covid 19 tests, and they will be delivered to you. This is only for residents of that county.
Residents of Massachusetts can take advantage of an arrangement between the state and LabCorp to have Covid tests delivered to them for free.
Free at-home Covid 19 tests are available for people in Wisconsin thanks to a partnership between the state of Wisconsin and the “Say Yes!” program.
Residents of Washington state can get free at-home Covid 19 tests delivered directly to them through the “Say Yes!” program. Say Yes! is a free home Covid test provider that has partnered with certain states, including Washington.
The state of South Dakota is offering free home Covid tests, delivered to your door, in partnership with Vault Health. You order them through the Vault Health website, and they are delivered by mail or, in some cases, the same or next day by Door Dash.