COVID-19 Testing, Isolation, and Treatment

COVID-19 Testing

COVID testing can help us control the spread of COVID-19. Key times to consider testing:

Blue test tube vial and cells on a white background.

COVID testing is becoming part of the traditional health care system and may be covered by health insuranceCOVID tests are available from many healthcare providers, including doctor's offices, urgent cares, and pharmacies. Contact your doctor or visit the CDC Testing Locator to find a testing site near you. 

Test to Treat

Test to Treat sites provide testing and treatment for COVID-19 from a health care provider, all in one location. Anyone who may have difficulty accessing the internet or needs additional support locating a Test to Treat location can call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489) to get help in English, Spanish, and more than 150 other languages - 8:00 AM to midnight ET, seven days a week. 

At-Home COVID Tests 

New! Beginning Monday, November 20, 2023, another round of free COVID tests are available to households through the US Postal Service. Households can order 4 free tests delivered to their home. Visit to order your tests!

Rapid, at-home antigen tests have become an important testing tool. At-home tests are available at pharmacies, grocery stores, and other retail locations. Check with your health insurance provider to find out if they are covered. Read the test kit manufacturer’s instructions thoroughly before using the test. If you have questions about the test or your results, call your healthcare provider or local health department. 

Please contact a HRSA health center, Test to Treat site, or ICATT location near you to learn how to access low- or no-cost COVID-19 tests provided by the federal government.

To report positive test results or request contact tracing support: You can report a positive test result from an at-home test kit or request COVID-19 contact tracing support to the Norwalk Health Department at this link: When you submit your test result(s), please continue to follow CDC guidelines for isolation and you may receive a call from the Health Department providing more information/guidance.

Photo: COVID test and swab on white package. Black lettering reads: SARS-CoV2 Antigen Rapid Test.

If You Test Positive: Isolation and Treatment

If your COVID test is positive: 

Contact Tracing

The Health Department continues to conduct contact tracing to provide guidance, support, and education to individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19. If you test positive, our contact tracing team may call you to help you find treatment or other community resources, help you understand guidance to keep others close to you safe, and answer any questions you may have. Interpretation services are available for residents who speak a language other than English.

Meet Our Contact Tracing Team: 

Shari VN., Health Department Staff Member
Calling from: (203) 963-9040 or (203) 584-9735 

Brian W., Health Department Staff Member
Calling from: (203) 810-6145

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