5/1/2020 : Testing Expanded, Locations Added to Region’s Rural Communities
Date: 5/1/2020: 9:00 am
The Office of Emergency Management has been working with the Texas Department of Emergency Management to provide additional testing sites for the County’s rural communities. The dates and locations are as follow:
o Fabens: Fabens Fire Station-16001 Socorro Rd., Fabens, TX
o Montana Vista: Montana Vista Fire Station 2, 5411 Paso View Dr., El Paso, TX
o San Elizario: San Elizario Fire Station-1415 San Antonio Rd., San Elizario, TX
o Horizon: Horizon First Baptist Church; 12018 Darrington Rd., Horizon, TX
o Vinton: West Valley Fire Department: 510 Vinton Rd, Anthony, TX
Citizens are asked to make an appointment 24 hours prior to the testing date either online at TXCOVIDTEST.ORG or by calling 512-883-2400. Testing is open to all regardless of location of residence. The goal is to test 60 individuals per site; however, additional testing may be available depending on demand and availability.
The time of the testing will be from 9am to 5pm. If residents do not call or register for an appointment, they can still show up at the site and will be instructed to either register on their phone or call the number to schedule accordingly.
Residents are encouraged to report non-compliance by calling the police department non-emergency at (915) 832-4400 or 3-1-1. The 21-COVID hotline is operational from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For referral to services, contact 2-1-1 and select option six (6). For more information, visit www.epstrong.org.