Coronavirus Testing Centers: Find COVID-19 Testing Near You

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State guidelines and testing criteria differ by state, please read or select appropriate state below.

  1. Call your local healthcare provider or hospital if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
  2. Test providers will determine if testing is appropriate for your case based on local criteria.. 
  3. Call the coronavirus test site before you go to confirm all final details.

  • If you are in generally good health and have mild symptoms:
      • Stay home and take care of yourself like you would for a cold or the flu.
  • If symptoms worsen:
      • Call your doctor. If you need help finding a doctor or accessing medical care, call 2‑1‑1 and they can direct you to low- or no-cost providers in your area.
  • If you develop symptoms and are a high-risk individual:
      • High-risk individuals include people 65 years or older, and/or people with medical issues, like heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, or a weakened immune system. Call your doctor and follow their instructions.

  • Doctors determine if patients should be tested. You do not need health insurance to be tested if your health care provider recommends it.
  • Testing is available from public and private labs in the state. To be tested by the public health laboratory, patients must meet the state’s criteria, which evaluates a combination of symptoms and risk factors. Public health testing also requires the local health department’s approval.
  • The state has several drive-through testing sites. Locations may use different screening criteria to determine testing eligibility, call ahead to see if you meet those criteria.
  • Turnaround time for results depends on where the test is done and when it was sent.

For more information, visit the Texas Health and Human Services Department website or call 2‑1‑1, then choose Option 6 between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. If you encounter difficulty calling, please email coronavirus@dshs.texas.gov

*This listings are updated regularly with the latest, publicly available data. The number of testing centers changes quickly. 

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