Where to get tested for COVID-19 for FREE in Houston area

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- If you want to be tested for COVID-19, you'll want to plan on when and where to go.

There are free testing locations around the Houston area, each with different requirements.

Texas Division of Emergency Management

Eden Event Center
7450 North Wayside Drive

NRG Park-Green Lot
1 Reliant Park

Houston Community College
NE Campus, 555 Community College Dr.
South Campus, 1990 Airport Blvd.
Felix Fraga Academic Campus, 301 N Drennan St (Mobile site, opens Monday, July 13)

You need an appointment to be tested. You can book an appointment at txcovidtest.org.

Houston Health Department

Butler Stadium
13755 S Main Street

Delmar Stadium
2020 Mangum Road

Each location has a testing capacity of 650 people per day. An ID code is required to be tested. You can get a code by calling 832-393-4220.

The locations are open Monday through Saturday.

You do not need to have symptoms to be tested.

Fort Bend County

Rosenberg, Katy, Missouri city

Weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

You can call 281-238-2363 to schedule an appointment or visit fbcountytx.gov.

After you sign up by website or phone, you will be given a unique identification code, your appointment day and time, and the address of your preferred testing site.

You must be a Fort Bend County resident.

Watch the video above for tips on what to do while you wait to be tested.

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