City of Meriden COVID-19 Home Self-Test Kit Distribution Important Update 1/3/2022

Important Update 1/3/2022


(MERIDEN, CT) – The City of Meriden as received a limited number of at-home rapid COVID-19 testing kits from the State of Connecticut.  


This is a drive-through event. Distribution will be Saturday, January 8, 2022 starting at 10:00am at Lincoln Middle School, 164 Centennial Avenue, and Thomas Edison Middle School, 1355 North Broad Street. All kits are first come, first serve. Proof of Meriden residency will be required. There will be a limit of 2 kits per car. Residents must stay in their cars. 


Along with the COVID-19 test kits, the City has received a supply of N95 masks which will be available in this distribution event as well. 


The City of Meriden continues to stress that that everyone who is eligible for vaccination get the COVID-19 vaccine, and those who are eligible for a booster shot get the booster. Wearing a mask over the nose and mouth, washing hands and using hand sanitizer, avoiding large crowds, and staying home if you are not feeling well or are under quarantine or isolation is key to slowing the spread. For a full list of testing and vaccination sites please visit