Wyoming offers free at-home COVID-19 testing through a company called Vault. These tests are available to Wyoming residents at no cost; insurance is not necessary.
This saliva-based test does not require a nasal swab. The test uses high-quality laboratory technology for a high level of effectiveness. The sample collection process is performed under the supervision of a Vault healthcare provider through an online, video-based telehealth visit.
Follow the instructions on the Vault Health site to order. You may see cost information displayed, but once you enter your address and reach the payment page the cost is waived for Wyoming residents.
The kit will be shipped directly to your residence, where you can collect a sample during your telehealth visit. You must have an Internet connection to complete this part of the process. During your telehealth visit, you will be asked to show a photo ID so the test supervisor can confirm the patient they are observing is the same person who ordered the test.
You will then send your sample to the Vault laboratory for testing. Results are expected from the laboratory within 48 hours from when samples are received.
Positive Test Results
If your test result is positive for the virus, the result will be reported to the Wyoming Department of Health for appropriate follow up. It will be important for you to stay home and away from other people to avoid spreading the virus unless you are seeking medical attention.
Who Should Use This Test
Wyoming residents who want to know if they are positive for COVID-19.
Who Should Not Use This Test
Anyone who has had a previous positive test result in the last three months.
For children under the age of 5, please consult a healthcare provider to determine testing options.
Learn more about coronavirus disease 2019 from the Centers from Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (CDC information includes prevention strategies, case counts, frequently asked questions and answers, travel guidance.)