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Temporary COVID-19 testing site to open in Killeen

CDC will release coronavirus tests priorities
Posted at 1:42 PM, Dec 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-23 20:41:38-05

KILLEEN, TX — A temporary COVID-19 state testing site will be at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive, December 28 and 29 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Registration opens December 26 and must be completed in advance at texas.curativeinc.com. Participants must provide a mobile phone number or valid email address when registering in order to receive test results.

Tests are administered while participants remain in their vehicles. A mouth swab is collected, so no eating or drinking at least 15 minutes prior to testing. Results are provided by text message or email within 48 to 72 hours.

While testing does not require individuals to be symptomatic, COVID-19 symptoms may include:

  • 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

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