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State to set up two mobile testing sites in Killeen

Posted at 4:15 PM, Jun 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-16 17:15:37-04

KILLEEN, TX — There will be two state mobile testing sites in Killeen next week.

The tests are free but limited. Test sites will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the following schedule:

  • Friday, June 19 at the Jackson Professional Learning Center, 902 Rev RA Abercrombie Dr.
  • Saturday, June 20 at the First Church of God in Christ, 5201 Westcliff Rd.

As of Tuesday, June 16, there are 223 coronavirus cases in Killeen. There are 619 cases in Bell County.

To qualify for a free COVID-19 test, you must be exhibiting one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Fever and/or chills
  • Cough (dry or productive)
  • Fatigue
  • Body aches/muscle or joint pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat
  • Headaches
  • Nausea/vomiting/diarrhea
  • Nasal congestion
  • Loss of taste and/or smell

Patients, passengers and personnel must wear a mask at the mobile testing site.

Appointments can be made by calling 512-883-2400 or online. Patients will have to provide personal contact information and answer a series of questions to determine eligibility.

All individuals at the mobile testing site must wear a mask including patients, passengers and personnel.

Mobile testing is a program of the State of Texas through the Texas Military Department, Texas Division of Emergency Management, Texas Emergency Medical Task Force and Texas Department of State Health Services. The City of Killeen is providing local support to this effort.