• September 24, 2020
 COVID-19 Testing extended at various locations, Officials announce new walk up location

COVID-19 Testing extended at various locations, Officials announce new walk up location

The Texas Military Department Mobile Testing Team (TMD-MTT) will continue COVID-19 testing through July 2 at four drive-thru sites, one walk-up site and various rural drive-thru sites within the El Paso City-County.

At the ongoing request of El Paso Mayor Dee Margo and the Office of Emergency Management, the Office of the Governor and the Texas Department of Emergency Management once again agreed to extend the testing in El Paso County.

With the exception of the walk-up site, the TMD-MTT testing locations are drive-thru and by appointment only.

Persons are asked to make an appointment 24 hours prior to the testing date either online at www.TXCOVIDTest.org or by calling (512) 883-2400.

Testing is free and available to members of the community with or without COVID-19 symptoms. If residents do not call or register for an appointment, they can still show up at the site where they will be instructed to either register on their phone or call the appointment number to schedule accordingly.

The walk-up site is available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates and location. No appointment is needed for the walk-up site.

  • Tuesday, June 23 through Saturday, June 27 & Monday, June 29 through Thursday, July 2:

o   Nations Tobin Recreation Center; 8831 Railroad Dr., El Paso, TX

Testing within the City of El Paso is available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (unless indicated differently) on the following dates and locations:

  • Tuesday, June 23 – July 2: (Note Sunday, June 28 is available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

o   Pavo Real Center; 9301 Alameda, El Paso, TX

o   Marty Robbins Recreation Center; 11620 Vista Del Sol, El Paso, TX

o   Memorial Swimming Pool; 3251 Copper Ave., El Paso, TX

o   Haskins Recreation Center; 7400 High Ridge, El Paso, TX

Testing in the rural county areas is available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the following dates and locations:

  • Tuesday, June 23:

o   El Paso County ESD #2 Fire Station; 11440 N. Loop, Socorro, TX

o   Emergency Response Center; 102 S. 2nd Street, Alpine, TX

  • Wednesday, June 24:

o   Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo; 11200 Santos Sanchez Blvd., Socorro, TX

o   Fort Stockton Fire Department; 180 A Street, Suite A, Fort Stockton, TX

  • Thursday, June 25:

o   West Valley Fire Station; 510 Vinton Road, Vinton, TX

o   Reeves County Civic Center; 1520 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX

  • Friday, June 26:

o   Montana Vista Fire Station #1; 13978 Montana Ave., El Paso, TX

o   Marfa Visitor Center; 302 Highland Ave., Marfa, TX

  • Saturday, June 27:

o   Tornillo ISD Elementary Gym; 19200 Cobb Ave., Tornillo, TX

o   Presidio Volunteer Fire Department; 100 E. FM170, Presidio, TX

  • Sunday, June 28:

o   Fort Davis Volunteer Fire Department; 202 Court Ave., Fort Davis, TX

  • Monday, June 29:

o   El Paso County ESD #2 District Office; 16001 Socorro Rd., Fabens, TX

o   South Brewster County Emergency Response Center, 23250 FM 170, Terlingua, TX

  • Tuesday, June 30:

o   El Paso County ESD #2 Fire Station; 11440 N. Loop, Socorro, TX

  • Wednesday, July 1:

o   Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo; 11200 Santos Sanchez Blvd., Socorro, TX

o   Kellus Turner Park; 2230 Sycamore Dr., Odessa, TX

  • Thursday, July 2:

o   Horizon First Baptist Church; 17018 Darrington Road, Horizon City, TX

o   South Ector Volunteer Fire; 4454 W Apple St., Odessa, TX

For more information about the various public and private testing locations throughout the community click here or visit www.EPStrong.org.

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