Houston Health Department announces free COVID-19 testing for the week of August 31

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Houston, TX – The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of Aug. 31, 2020. The week will offer more than 20 free testing sites across Houston, including five mega sites.

“We currently have more testing capacity in Houston than any time during the pandemic but the number of people getting tested continues to decrease,” said. Dr. David Persse, Local Health Authority for the Houston Health Department. “We need people to continue to get tested so we can continue making progress in our fight against COVID-19 by quickly identifying and containing the disease.”

On average, testing site labs report providing COVID-19 test results to people within four days. 

The department and its agency partners may shift locations and schedules of test sites to better meet community needs.

Houstonians can visit Houston Health Department for current Houston testing sites.

Visit HoustonEmergency.org for any additional information on how to stop the spread of the virus.

Content provided by the Houston Health Department