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

Mobile Test Collection Sites

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 mobile COVID-19 testing sites in the Brazos Valley.

  • Tuesday, May 19: Grimes County & Burleson County
  • Wednesday, May 20: Brazos County & Washington County
  • Thursday, May 21: Leon County, Madison County, & Robertson County

What you need to know to get tested:

Priority testing will be given to those in the following groups: people with symptoms (screening will take place), healthcare workers, first responders, those over the age of 65, and contacts to a positive case.

Testing is by appointment only.  To make an appointment, visit txcovidtest.org or call 512-883-2400.  Registration is not open until 24 hours prior to the testing date.

Appointments are available between 8 am-5 pm at each testing site.
You do not have to be a resident of the county to get tested at that site.
Testing is limited.  Appointments are first come, first serve.

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

Recovery Ready: Are you ready to take the pledge?

Operation Restart unveils “Recovery Ready” Kits, Urges Importance of Health and Safety for Employees and Consumers

Businesses that would like to reassure their employees and customers that they are following health and safety best practices can now take the Operation Restart “Recovery Ready” pledge.

By doing so, these businesses are attesting that they are taking every precaution necessary to keep the public safe as the Bryan-College Station community begins to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The pledge accompanies the industry-specific best practices and guidelines created by Operation Restart to complement Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Open Texas Phase 1 guidelines.

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Mobile Test Collection Site in Brazos County on May 7

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 test site in Brazos County.

On Thursday, May 7, 2020, FREE COVID-19 testing will be available by appointment only at the Brazos County Expo Center (5827 Leonard Road, Bryan, TX) from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

What you need to know to get tested:

  • Priority testing will be given to those in the following groups: People with symptoms (screening will take place), healthcare workers, first responders, those over the age of 65, and contacts to a positive case.
  • Testing is by appointment only.  To make an appointment, visit txcovidtest.org or call 512-883-2400.  Registration for the Brazos County site will not be available until 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6.
  • You do not have to be a Brazos County resident to get tested.
  • Testing is limited to 120 total. Appointments are first come, first serve.

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

Clinical Volunteer Portal

Many communities around the country have called on volunteer health care professionals to assist in the care of individuals in hospitals and other health facilities due to the COVID-19 outbreak. To date, preventive measures have protected our local health care infrastructure, and these measures are expected to continue. However, it is important to prepare in the event that additional health care providers are needed in the COVID-19 response effort.

Active or retired health care professionals as well as medical or nursing students who are willing to provide volunteer services within the Brazos Valley are encouraged to register through the clinical provider registration portal. Upon submission, a health care organization will follow up with you to identify where your talents can best serve our patients and communities.

The clinical provider registration portal, along with a list of frequently asked questions, can be found at the link below.

https://health.tamu.edu/covid-help/

For more information, please contact Sara Mendez with the Brazos County Health District at 979-361-5730.

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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