Brian Naylor - NPR
The free at-home COVID-19 tests are expected to be delivered by USPS later this month. The White House said the site is in "beta testing" and will be launched formally Wednesday.
Orders for up to four tests per household can be placed using a website, COVIDTests.gov beginning on Jan. 19.
President Biden marked the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol with a scathing speech in which he strongly condemned the violence and said his predecessor, Donald Trump, "has created and spread a web of lies about the 2020 election."
The federal government plans to buy a half-billion at-home COVID test kits and mail them to people who want them, with deliveries beginning in January.
President Biden said that while restrictions imposed on travelers from several nations in southern Africa would slow the variant's entry, the U.S. will eventually see cases.
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who voted to convict former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial last February, announced Friday she is running for reelection.
President Biden said he was saddened that some GOP governors are threatening to sue over the new mandates. To them, he said: "Have at it."