• September 29, 2020
 State COVID-19 testing available at county locations

Inset photo courtesy Texas Military Department / Facebook

State COVID-19 testing available at county locations

The Texas Military Department Mobile Testing Team (TMD-MTT) is conducting additional testing in the El Paso County’s rural communities.

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 the additional testing.

No appointments are needed and all of the testing sites will administer nasal tests. Testing is free and available for anyone 5 years or older with or without COVID-19 symptoms. Testing is available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the following dates and locations:

  • Tuesday, August 11

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

  • Wednesday, August 12

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

  • Thursday, August 13

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

  • Friday, August 14

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

For assistance regarding rural test results email help@txcovidtest.org or call 1(833)213-0643. Test results will be provided via email within 2-3 days. Don’t forget to check Junk/Spam email folders.

As reported earlier, the State of Texas, through its contractor HONU, also has extended testing through August 29, 2020. The State sites within the City of El Paso are open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the following dates and locations:

  • Nations Tobin Recreation Center; 8831 Railroad Dr., El Paso, TX
  • El Paso Community College Valle Verde Campus, 919 Hunter Dr., El Paso, TX
  • SISD Student Activities Complex, 1300 Joe Battle Blvd., El Paso, TX

Test results from the State sites within the city will be provided via email within 3-5 days, and the public is reminded to check their junk/spam email folders for the emailed test results. Individuals without an email address, will receive a phone call.

For additional assistance regarding HONU results please email Covid19Help@honumg.com or call the help line at 1(844)778-2455.

For more information about alternative testing locations click here or visit www.EPStrong.org.

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