There are three types of tests available for COVID-19: polymerase chain reaction (PCR), antigen, and antibody (serology)testing. PCR and antigen tests detect whether a person is currently infected, and serology detects whether a person had aninfection in the past.
Anyone in East Texas can come to any of the below COVID-19 testing events. Any non-symptomatic person from any county can come to receive a free PCR test for the COVID-19 virus. These COVID-19 tests are being administered by the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), the agency who is providing these free COVID-19 testing opportunities throughout Texas, AND the agency who will contact you with test results.
These walk-in testing events will not require pre-registration but you will need to wear a mask when you enter either of these locations.
Thursday July 9th
Thursday July 9th
Friday July 10th
Anyone who get tested at any of these events provide a working cell phone number. Test results will only be provided by text message or cell phone call.
More public screening sites are available throughout East Texas.
Clara is ready to help you make decisions about seeking appropriate medical care related to COVID-19.
This system is only intended for persons who live in the United States.
Persons seeking COVID-19 testing must first call your healthcare provider and tell them about your symptoms and your exposure, before you make the trip.
Persons who may exhibit symptoms of the Coronavirus, as well as persons whom believe they have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, need to directly contact their doctor and inform the clinic/hospital that you are about to travel to their facility, before actually traveling to that facility.
Testing is only available with a doctor’s order.
Doctors and physicians will determine if a patient meets the CDC criteria to actually have a COVID-19 test performed. If the person does not meet the criteria, then they will not be administered the Coronavirus test.