Even without COVID-19 symptoms, you can still be tested at these sites

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
City increases COVID-19 testing capacity
Cars lined up in parking lots at two stadium parking lots for COVID-19 testing.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston health officials are expanding their coronavirus testing and will test anyone, whether they are experiencing symptoms or not.

Testing is being done at Delmar Complex and Butler Stadium, and while you can get tested without feeling sick, there are some things you need to know before you go.

If you'd like to be tested for coronavirus, you must first call 832-393-4220 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. to get a code. Once you get that code, you will be told which of the two testing sites to go to.

The testing is free, but you will be asked to bring your insurance so health officials can take down that information.

There are several locations in the Houston-area where you can get tested for free. Some of the testing sites have announced major changes to their schedule.


Galveston County Health District on Thursday will open its free COVID-19 testing to anyone, regardless of symptoms, and expand its drive-thru testing to Galveston.

Testing will be available in Galveston Thursday-Saturday (April 16-18) by appointment only at Fire Station No. 5, 5728 Ball St. To make an appointment in Galveston, please call 409.978.4080.

Testing will continue to be available by appointment only in Texas City at the Galveston County Health District, 9850 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway. To make an appointment in Texas City, please call 409.978.4040.

The Texas Department of Health also has a locator to determine the closest drive-thru testing site near you.

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