Now every physical address in the United States can order four more free COVID-19 tests. I already have my first batch, but I still haven't used them.

Take some time if you end up using yours to look at all of the instructions. The tests appear very user-friendly and easy to administer to yourself or a loved one.

It took nine days for the first tests to come in after ordering them from the COVIDtests.gov website. I remember being pretty stoked that they came so quickly, we will see how long it takes for round two.

My First COVID Tests Are About To Expire

One of the things that I remember about the first tests that I received was they were only good for 6 months. Thankfully no one in my house has had any symptoms, so I haven't used them.

I imagine that some households have used them, and still ended up buying more. I don't know how the government figured out how many free COVID tests we needed, but I guess 8 total so far is the number.

I'm glad I haven't needed the tests yet. It does seem kind of wasteful, but I did have someone in the know say that the tests could be still effective and accurate way after the expiration date.

 

The United States Post Office Sent The First Covid Tests Out 

Once again these will come to our houses from the USPS. Their website has this new round of tests being shipped out in the next 7 to 12 days.

There was an announcement Monday that the new round of tests would be available, and the website was updated the very next day. 

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It was interesting to see the packaging of the first tests. Take a look at what came in the mail.

Covid Tests From The Government

Here is what to expect in the mail if you sent in for you free Covid Tests.

Are You Parking Like These Entitled People In Tyler, TX?

It seems like parking has become a challenge for Tyler drivers. I'm pretty sure it's not just Tyler drivers though that can't really park. Ya know, parking isn't really that hard of a thing to accomplish, just stay within the middle of the lines and you'll be good. Here are some examples of high-quality parking we've seen around town.

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