A company called DxTerity makes PCR saliva tests you can buy from Amazon and take from the comfort of your home. All you have to do is register, spit into the vial, and send to the company’s lab with prepaid shipping. They promise to get your results to you in 1-3 days.
Some people in our area would rather just go to a free, walk-up testing site in our area than cough up the cash.
“I felt confident that we did it correctly at least and I don’t know if I would feel that way if I just did it by myself at home,” said Nancy Schiedo at Cape Coral’s testing site. “I think it would be a convenience thing for some people.”
They’re convenient, but also help take the load off testing sites and medical workers and save personal protective equipment.
“The studies show there was no significant difference,” …