4 Houston-area CVS locations now offering free COVID-19 rapid tests

ByKatie Friel CultureMap logo
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Results are generally ready within 30 minutes. Photo courtesy of CVS Health/Houston CultureMap.

Flu season and cedar fever, compounded with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, are likely to make for a worrisome winter. In an effort to make testing for the novel coronavirus more accessible, CVS is launching rapid-result tests in 21 stores across the state, including four in Houston.

The Rhode Island-based health company announced its COVID-19 testing expansion on Oct. 28, adding that it hopes to offer the service at 1,000 clinics nationwide by the end of the year.

In the Greater Houston area, COVID-19 rapid-result tests are available at the following CVS stores beginning this week.

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