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VIDEO: Trying a COVID-19 home saliva test

Home saliva testing for COVID-19 is available to Beltrami County residents. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)
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Home saliva testing for COVID-19 through the Minnesota Department of Health and Vault Health is available to Minnesotans and I recently gave one a try.

I received my results (negative) less than 24 hours after the test arrived back at the state's Oakdale, Minn., facility.

Here's a video walking you through the process:


For more information, or to order a test, visit https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/testsites/athome.html .

Jillian Gandsey is the Multimedia Editor at the Bemidji Pioneer. She is an Iron Range native and a 2013 graduate of Bemidji State University. Follow Jillian on Twitter and Instagram @jilliangandsey. Contact her at (218) 333-9786, (218) 996-1216 or at jgandsey@bemidjipioneer.com.
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