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Posted on: March 28, 2022

[ARCHIVED] FREE COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits Available at Select Norfolk Libraries

Available at Norfolk Public Library Anchor Branches and Slover Library Beginning March 29

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk residents can pick up free COVID-19 at-home test kits beginning Tuesday, March 29, at Norfolk Public Library (NPL) anchor branches and Slover Library. Test kits are available on a first come, first served basis and available while supplies last. 

Residents should stop by the circulation desk at designated NPL locations and the information desk at Slover to request a COVID-19 at-home test kit. A library card is not required. Two kits per household are available. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please do not enter the buildings. Call the specific location for curbside delivery.

Participating Locations

Address &

Phone Number


Jordan-Newby Anchor Branch at Broad Creek

1425 Norchester Ave.


Tues. – Sat.
 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch

111 W. Ocean View Ave.


Tues. – Sat.
 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Richard A. Tucker Memorial Branch

2350 Berkley Ave. Ext.


Tues. – Sat.
 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Slover Library

235 E. Plume St.


Tues. – Sat.
 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is providing these at-home test kits to participating libraries through the Supporting Testing Access through Community Collaboration (STACC) program. These are rapid antigen, not PCR, tests for COVID-19.

Library staff cannot assist with administering tests and do not have any medical-related information. Ask your healthcare provider should you have any questions regarding the test and results, symptoms, or general health questions. Additional information is available from the local health department, visit the VDH Protect Your Health – Isolation and Quarantine webpage, or call the Virginia COVID-19 Information Center at 1-877-829-4682, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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