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Mobile COVID-19 testing coming to Brazos County

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Posted at 12:57 PM, May 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-03 13:57:22-04

BRAZOS COUNTY — A mobile COVID-19 testing site is coming to Brazos County.

As part of the ongoing efforts across the state of Texas to provide COVID-19 testing, the Texas Military Department, the Texas Division of Emergency Management, the Texas Emergency Medical Task Force, and the Texas Department of State Health Services are partnering to provide a mobile COVID-19 test site in Brazos County.

On Thursday, May 7, 2020, FREE COVID-19 testing will be available by appointment only at the Brazos County Expo Center (5827 Leonard Road, Bryan, TX) from 8 am-5 pm.

Here's what you need to know to get tested:

· Priority testing will be given to those in the following groups: people with symptoms (screening will take place), healthcare workers, first responders, those over the age of 65, and contacts to a positive case.

· Testing is by appointment only. To make an appointment, visit txcovidtest.org or call 512-883-2400. Registration for the Brazos County site will not be available until 8am on Wednesday, May 6th.

· You do not have to be a Brazos County resident to get tested.

· Testing is limited to 120 total. Appointments are first come, first serve.

For more information about COVID-19 testing sites in Texas, visit www.texas.gov/covid19