Who should get tested?

  • The following people should get tested for COVID-19:
    • People who have symptoms of COVID-19.
    • People who have come into close contact with someone with COVID-19 should be tested to check for infection:
      • Fully vaccinated people should be tested 5–7 days after their last exposure.
      • People who are not fully vaccinated should get tested immediately when they find out they are a close contact. If their test result is negative, they should get tested again 5–7 days after their last exposure or immediately if symptoms develop.
    • People not fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine who are prioritized for expanded community screening for COVID-19.
    • People not fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine who have been asked or referred to get testing by their school, workplace, healthcare provider, statetriballocal, or territorial health department.

To locate testing sites in the area, please visit:
TX COVID-19 Test Collection Sites (
Click here for more testing information.

Home Tests
You can now order up to 4 COVID-19 tests from the U.S. Postal Service for FREE. Use the following link to order a home test: - Free at-home COVID-19 tests

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