At-home Study

Sponsored nationally by:
University of Minnesota
Age 30-85.
FDA-approved medicines.
Up to $400 reimbursement.

Have you recently tested positive?

You may be eligible if you:

  • Tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 3 days
  • Are age 30-85
  • Have COVID for the first time

You are not eligible if you:

  • Have been feeling sick from COVID for more than 7 days
  • Are in the hospital (for any reason)
  • Are taking metformin, insulin, or a sulfonylurea (glipizide)
  • Have advanced heart, liver, or kidney disease
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The Basics of this COVID-19 clinical trial

In plain English: COVID-OUT Trial is a randomized controlled trial that aims to keep COVID from getting worse in people age 30-85 who just tested positive within the past 3 days. The study is contactless (meaning you can be in it from anywhere in the U.S. or Canada without a hospital visit or leaving home). Medication and study supplies are shipped overnight by FedEx or, if you live near one of the study sites, brought to your door. 

Study design: The clinical trial is comparing three medications considered promising for keeping COVID-19 from getting worse: metformin, fluvoxamine, and ivermectin. Study participants in 5 of the 6 groups get medication (or a combination) and one group receives a placebo.

What’s in it for you? 75% chance of getting a medication that might keep you from getting as sick; 100% chance of helping humanity. And up to $400 reimbursement.

How it works

If you meet those requirements above and decide to be in the study:

  • No clinic or office visits are required.
  • You’ll get a safe dose of the study drug (or placebo pill) to take for 14 days.
  • You’ll record how you feel and your blood oxygen each day. 
  • You’ll fill out a survey about how you’re feeling about a month after the start.

Things to know:

  • There is no cost.
  • You will receive $200 for participating in the 14-day study, and an additional $200 ($20 each) for completing 10 monthly follow-up surveys that study Long-Covid prevention.
  • Full information is available on the university’s official site or the study’s official government listing
  • Need help with eligibility? Click on the contact links below for live help 9-9 Central time, or to receive a callback. If you are not eligible, agents can also help you check your eligibility for the other large treatment trial, and provide an email with other resources.

Want to know more?

Check out this really nice “60 Minutes” piece about this study and why it’s important:
60 Minutes: Finding a possible early treatment for COVID-19 in a 40-year-old antidepressant

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This research is supported by:

  • University of Minnesota
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Fast Grants from Emergent Ventures
  • Rainwater Charitable Foundation
  • Northwestern University
  • Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis
  • University of Colorado, Denver
  • Olive View-UCLA Education & Research Institute
  • Parsemus Foundation
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We’re sorry, you are not eligible for the nationwide COVID-OUT or ACTIV-6 studies, but you may be eligible for other federal trials:

And if you don’t find a match there, this slightly more complex clinical trials finder includes studies sponsored by companies as well:

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