Important information regarding the Saliva Now COVID-19 At- Home collection bought to you by MyHomeLabs

The COVID-19 test is for use by a person who is 18+ and who suspects COVID-19. However, this kit is not for use by a person who is experiencing severe symptoms. MyHomeLabs will determine the eligibility to use the kit registration through a screening questionnaire during the registration of the kit. If you are experiencing severe symptoms, please call your medical provider or 911. SARS CoV-2 is the virus that cause COVID-19. Symptoms experienced with COVID-19 can range from being asymptomatic to life-threatening symptoms. Symptoms associated with COVID-19 include fever, muscle pain, loss of taste, sore throat, difficulty breathing, cough, fatigue, Diarrhea, Nausea or vomiting, runny nose, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, and fever, chills, and headaches. COVID-19 can cause severe illness in healthy individuals, but individuals with previous health issues are at higher risk for severe illness with COVID-19. Individuals who experience severe illness means that they require hospitalization, intensive care, ventilator to facilitate breathing, so regardless of your risk level for COVID-19, if you are experiencing severe illness, please consult with your healthcare provider or call 911 before taking this test. If you are experiencing any of the following emergency warning signs for COVID-19, call 911 or seek out emergency health care:
  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Pale, gray, or blue-colored skin, lips, or nail beds, depending on skin tone.
If you are experiencing other server symptoms, please seek out for emergency health care Underlying conditions that may increase the risk for severe illness from COVID-19.  
  • Older adults over the age of 65 are at higher risk for severe illness
  • Pregnancy
  • Smoking
  People with the following underlying health conditions:
 
  • Individuals who are immunocompromised
  • Cancer
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Chronic lung diseases
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Dementia or neurological conditions
  • Diabetes (type 1 and 2)
  • Heart Conditions
  • HIV infection
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Obesity
  • Any Disabilities may likely increase severe illness due to the medical condition and if you live in a congregated setting.
 
This at-home saliva collection kit is provided through Saliva Now. The home collection kit has not been FDA clear or approved. This kit has been authorized by the FDA under an EUA. The emergency use of this product is only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of emergency use of in vitro diagnostics for detection and/or diagnosis of COVID-19 under Section 564(b)(1) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb-3(b)(1), unless the declaration is terminated or authorization is revoked sooner.