• September 28, 2020
 State COVID-19 Testing extended at City and County Locations, will open on Labor Day

State COVID-19 Testing extended at City and County Locations, will open on Labor Day

The three (3) State testing sites within the City of El Paso have extended their operations through September 15, 2020 and will be open on Labor Day.

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. Testing is free and available to members of the community with or without COVID-19 symptoms. The tests, which are conducted by the State contractor HONU, collect nasal samples.

Two sites will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Nations Tobin Recreation Center; 8831 Railroad Dr., El Paso, TX
  • El Paso Community College Valle Verde Campus, 919 Hunter Dr., El Paso, TX

The testing site located at Socorro Independent School District’s Student Activities Complex, 1300 Joe Battle Blvd., will be closed tomorrow, Sunday, August 30 and will reopen on Monday, August 31. The site will operate as follows:

  • SISD Student Activities Complex
  • Sunday through Friday (Closed Saturday)
  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Test results from the State sites within the City will be provided via email within 2-3 days, and the public is reminded to check their junk/spam email folders for the emailed test results. If they do not have an email, they will receive a phone call.

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

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

Testing is available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the following dates and locations:

  • Thursday, September 3

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

 

  • Friday, September 4

EP County ESD #2 HQ, 16001 Socorro Rd., Fabens, TX

  • Saturday, September 5

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

 

  • Tuesday, September 8

Montana Vista Fire Station #2; 5411 Paso View Drive, El Paso, TX

 

  • Wednesday, September 9

West Valley Fire Department; 510 Vinton Road, Anthony, TX

 

  • Thursday, September 10

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

 

  • Friday, September 11

EP County ESD #2 HQ, 16001 Socorro Rd., Fabens, TX

  • Monday, September 14

Clint Fire Station #1; 708 FM 1110, Clint, TX

 

  • Tuesday, September 15

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

For assistance regarding rural test results email help@txcovidtest.org or call (833) 213-0643. For more information about alternative testing locations click here or visit www.EPStrong.org.

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