Federal, State, and Local Healthcare Resources

COVID-19 Testing Sites in-or-near the 29th Congressional District

Harris County Public Health

Free drive thru COVID testing. No symptoms required but appointments must be made. Call 832-927-7575 to schedule.

  • Goose Creek ISD- Stallworth Stadium; 2102 East Archer Road, Baytown, TX, 77521
  • Katy ISD Stadium

Texas Division of Emergency Management

  • Kingwood Park Community Center, 4102 Rustic Woods Drive, Kingwood, May 26 – 27
  • Sagemont Church Annex, 11600 Hughes Road, May 28 – 30.

Free COVID tests. No symptoms required but appointments are required, available by calling 512-883-2400 or visiting txcovidtest.org. The sites will open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. or until each reaches its daily capacity of 250 tests.

United Memorial Medical Center

  • Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center, 6402 Market Street; Drive-thru and walk-up test
  • Houston Community College-Southeast, 6815 Rustic; Drive-thru testing

Open May 26-29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until reaching its daily capacity of 250 tests. The sites don’t require people to have symptoms or appointments. For more information about UMMC test sites can call 1-866-333-COVID or visit ummcscreening.com.  

Kroger & Houston Health Department

  • Collier Regional Library, 6200 Pinemont Drive, May 26-30; Free drive-thru tests

The site requires appointments by visiting krogerhealth.com/covidtesting. It will open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until reaching its daily capacity of 175 tests.

Houston Health Department

Operates two free drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites open to anyone, regardless of symptoms. Each site has capacity for 500 tests per day and opens daily until capacity is reached. The Hobart Taylor Community Center will be open for testing starting May 26-30.

People can call the department’s COVID-19 Call Center at 832-393-4220 between 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. to receive an access code and directions to the nearest site.

Federally Qualified Health Centers

Call the numbers listed to set up an appointment:

  • Spring Branch Community Health Center, 713-462-6565
  • El Centro de Corazon, 713-660-1880
  • Avenue 360 Health and Wellness, 713-426-0027 and
  • Lone Star Circle of Care at the University of Houston, 346-348-1200.
  • Legacy Community Health has testing available at its 15 clinics in the Houston area. Here are the clinics in and around the district
    • Santa Clara, 5616 Lawndale St., STE A108, Houston, TX, 77023
      • Phone: 713-921-0075
    • Deer Park Center St., 3430 Center St. Deer Park, TX, 77536
      • Phone: 281-629-2040
    • San Jacinto, 4301 Garth, Suite 400, Baytown, TX, 77521
      • Phone: 281-420-8400
    • Lyons, 3811 Lyons Ave. Houston, TX, 77020
      • Phone: 832-548-5482

FQHC patients pay what they can afford, based on income and family size, and are not denied services due to inability to pay or lack of insurance.

Walgreens

Walgreens is operating 2 free testing sites in the Houston area. One site is in Pasadena:

  • 101 W Southmore Ave, Pasadena, TX 77502
  • 14531 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX, 77082
    • Phone: 800-925-4744

To see if you qualify for a test and schedule an appointment, visit https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/covid19/testing and follow the steps below:

  1. Complete the screening questionnaire.
  2. If you're eligible for testing, a lab order request will be sent to PWNHealth on your behalf and you'll receive an email with next steps.
  3. You’ll go to the testing location and follow instructions to remain in your vehicle with the window rolled up.
  4. You will perform the test using a nasal swab. A Walgreens pharmacist will be there to instruct you.
  5. Your test results and contact information will be sent to PWNHealth.
  6. You'll receive your results from PWNHealth within 24 hours.

CVS

COVID testing available at the following locations:

  • 26265 Northwest Freeway, Cypress, TX 77433
  • 12550 Louetta Road, Cypress, TX 77429
  • 15010 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079
  • 1003 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX 77006
  • 5402 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77056
  • 2469 Bay Area, Houston, TX 77058
  • 5603 FM1960 W, Houston, TX 77069
  • 5002 West Main Street, League City, TX 77573
  • 2232 Repsdorph Road, Seabrook, TX 77586
  • 25110 Grogans Mill Road, Spring, TX 77380
  • 8754 Spring Cypress Road, Spring, TX 77379

To qualify, consumers must meet the CDC criteria for symptoms and register online at CVS.com. Testing will be covered by insurance accepted at CVS Health, and uninsured patients will not be charged.   

Map of Harris County and DSHS Testing Sites 

Map of City of Houston Testing Sites

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same. The CDC is working around the clock to offer the general public timely information about how the ever-evolving coronavirus outbreak.

For more information visit: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus

1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)

Find a Health Center (Health Resources and Services Administration)

Health centers are an important component of the national response to the coronavirus pandemic. Please note, that your local health center may or may not currentl have COVID-19 testing capabilities (e.g., access to tests and/or access to adequate personal protective equipment). Call your nearest health center or health department to discover their availability for COVID-19 screening and testing. Also, it may be possible that many school-based health centers may not be operating because of school closings and local mandates.

Health Centers can assess whether a patient needs further testing, which may be done over the phone or using telehealth services. Individuals may also receive primary health care services at their local health center at a reduced cost or free of charge depending on their economic status. Please use the Find a Health Center Map below to find the health center nearest to you adn your family.

Texas Department of State Health Services

For questions about COVID‑19, dial 2‑1‑1, then choose Option 6.
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., 7 days per week

For information on confirmed cases, symptoms, older adult care, travel, business, and more please visit: Texas Department of State Health Services

Texas Association of Community Health Centers

The Texas Association of Community Health Centers, Inc. (TACHC) is a private, non-profit membership association that represents Texas safety-net health care providers. TACHC is the federally-designated primary care association for the state of Texas and includes community health centers, federally-designated migrant, public housing and homeless health care centers, health center networks and other providers who strive to meet the health care needs of the uninsured and underserved. Members operate in urban, rural and frontier areas of Texas. Use the Find a Community Health Center tool below to find the center closest to you and your family.

Harris County Public Health

Harris County has developed coronavirus informational toolkits for different sectors of the community, including faith-based organizations, businesses, food-service workers, senior centers, first responders, school/childcare, and the general public.

For more information please visit: Harris County Public Health

If you do not have a health provider and would like to talk to a nurse, please call the Harris County Public Heath 832-927-7575 (open everyday from 9:00am to 7:00pm Houston TIme).

Harris County Public Health has also launched an online self-assessment tool you can you to determine if you need to speak with a doctor or be tested in person for coronavirus. Patients who have coronavirus symptoms, including cough, fever and difficulty breathing, are asked to complete this online-self assessment before visiting the hospital.

For more information visit: COVID-19 Online Assessment Tool

Harris Health System

If you need medical assistance you can call the Ask-My-Nurse Hotline at 713-634-1110 (open everyday from 9:00am to 7:00pm Houston time). You can call this line regardless of your immigration statuts or whether you have health insurance. This hotline can help callers in both English and Spanish.

Houston Health Department

The Houston Health Department is regularly updating it's website with information on the number of reported cases in the city, communications flyers in over ten languages, CDC guidance, rumor control, guidance for workplaces and businesses, and other useful resoruces as the city continues to navigate this public health threat. 

For more information visit: HoustonEmergency.org

The Houston Health Department also has a COVID-19 Resources page for a list of city departments, community groups, and businesses that both offer assistance to the public and provide an opportunity for residents to assist with COVID-19 response.