COVID-19 Mobile Test Collection Sites Scheduled for Brazos County in coming weeks

As part of the ongoing efforts across the state of Texas to provide COVID-19 testing, DAVACO and the Texas Division of Emergency Management are partnering to provide mobile COVID-19 testing sites in Brazos County.

FREE COVID-19 testing will be available at the Brazos Center (3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan) on the following days:

  • Oct. 27 (11 a.m. – 7 p.m.)
  • Oct. 28 (11 a.m. – 7 p.m)
  • Oct. 29 (11 a.m. – 7 p.m)
  • Nov. 9 (11 a.m. – 7 p.m)
  • Nov. 10 (8 a.m. -4 p.m.)
  • Nov. 11 (11 a.m. – 7 p.m)

Advance registration

The registration site will only allow a person to register 24 hours prior to a site’s official opening time.

What you need to know to get tested

  • Testing is available for anyone above age 5.
  • You do not have to be symptomatic to get tested.
  • No appointment needed.
  • All test sites offer drive-thru testing.
  • You do not have to be a resident of Brazos County to get tested.
  • Please bring a picture ID, driver’s license, or other form of identification.
  • The test is an oral swab. Please do not eat, drink, or smoke 20 minutes prior to being tested.
  • The results take about 2-3 days to get back.
  • Results are securely sent via text message or email.
  • If there is inclement weather, the testing site will close

For more information about COVID-19 testing sites in Texas, visit texas.gov/covid19.

Updated Sites and Dates: COVID-19 Mobile Test Collection Sites Scheduled for Brazos County

As part of the ongoing efforts across the state of Texas to provide COVID-19 testing, DAVACO and the Texas Division of Emergency Management are partnering to provide mobile COVID-19 testing sites in Brazos County.

Free COVID-19 testing will be available at the following locations. You do not need an appointment, but you can register 24 hours prior to the testing date to streamline the process.

City of College Station

Lincoln Recreation Center – City of College Station
1000 Eleanor
College Station, Texas 77840
Sept. 19 and 20  (11 a.m. – 7 p.m.)

Brazos Fellowship
226 Southwest Parkway East
College Station, Texas 77840
Sept. 28-Oct. 1  (8 a.m to 4 p.m.)

City of Bryan

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church
1505 Dansby Street
Bryan, Texas 77803
Sept. 21-25 (12 p.m. to 8 p.m.) **CANCELED SEPT. 21 DUE TO WEATHER**

Henderson Park – City of Bryan
1629 Mockingbird Rd.
Bryan, Texas 77803
Sept. 26-27 (12 p.m. to 8 p.m.)

Santa Teresa Catholic Church
307 Hall Street
Bryan, Texas 77803
Oct. 6-10 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

What you need to know to get tested

  • Testing is available for anyone above age 5.
  • You do not have to be symptomatic to get tested.
  • No appointments needed. All test sites offer drive-thru testing.
  • You do not have to be a resident of Brazos County to get tested.
  • Please bring a picture ID, driver’s license, or other form of identification.
  • For more information about COVID-19 testing sites in Texas, visit texas.gov/covid19.

Other helpful information

  • The test is an oral swab.  Please do not eat, drink or smoke 20 minutes prior to being tested.
  • The results take about two-to-three days to get back.
  • Results are securely sent via text message or email.
  • If there is inclement weather, the testing site will close.

For more information, please contact:
Sara Mendez
979-361-5730

Mobile Test Collection Site in Brazos County Aug. 10-12

As part of the ongoing efforts across the state of Texas to provide COVID-19 testing, DAVACO, the Texas Division of Emergency Management, the Texas Emergency Medical Task Force, and the Texas Department of State Health Services are partnering to provide a mobile COVID-19 testing site in Brazos County.

FREE COVID-19 testing will be available on August 10, 11, & 12, 2020 at the Brazos County Expo Complex (5827 Leonard Road, Bryan).

What you need to know to get tested:

  • Testing is available for anyone above age 5.
  • You do not have to be symptomatic to get tested.
  • Testing is by appointment only.
  • To make an appointment, visit txcovidtest.org or call 512-883-2400. Registration opens 24 hours prior to the testing date.
  • Appointments are available between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on each day.
  • Please show up for your scheduled appointment time.
  • You do not have to be a resident of Brazos County to get tested.

For more information about COVID-19 testing sites in Texas, visit texas.gov/covid19

Mobile Test Collection Site in Brazos County July 7-8

As part of the ongoing efforts across the state of Texas to provide COVID-19 testing, the Texas Military Department, the Texas Division of Emergency Management, the Texas Emergency Medical Task Force, and the Texas Department of State Health Services are partnering to provide a mobile COVID-19 testing site in Brazos County.

Free COVID-19 testing will be available on Tuesday, July 7, and Wednesday, July 8 at the Brazos County Expo Complex (5827 Leonard Road, Bryan).

What you need to know to get tested:

  • Testing is available for anyone above age 5.
  • Appointments are highly encouraged to streamline the process.
  • To make an appointment, visit txcovidtest.org or call 512-883-2400. Registration opens 24 hours prior to the testing date.
  • Appointments are available between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on each day.
  • You do not have to be a resident of Brazos County to get tested.

For more information about COVID-19 testing sites in Texas, visit texas.gov/covid19

Handmade mask donations accepted

facemask iconThe Brazos Valley Regional Advisory Council (BVRAC) will be collecting up to 3,000 donated homemade non-medical masks as a contingency plan for medical personnel and first responders, should approved medical masks become unavailable. These non-medical masks may also be used as an additional protective covering to extend the service life of medical masks for first responders and medical personnel as needed.

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Donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for medical personnel and first responders being accepted

As officials in the Brazos Valley continue to respond to COVID-19, it is clear that our medical personnel and first responders need access to more Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).  This is crucial to keep them safe, allowing them to continue serving the community.

People in this region are known for coming together to help in times of need.  This is no different.  If anyone has PPE they can donate, there is now a way to do so.

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Community Emergency Operations Center activated

In light of continuing developments with the COVID-19 virus in Brazos County, the Brazos County Community Emergency Operations Center (CEOC) has been activated as of March 30, 2020 at 8 a.m.  This allows all local government entities a single point of information and resource gathering.

The CEOC has also activated a Joint Information Center (JIC), allowing public information staff from each local government agency to work together, virtually in this case, to coordinate and disseminate information to the public and local media partners.

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