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Posted on: May 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Galveston County Expanding COVID Testing Sites

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Four new COVID-19 testing sites will be available to Galveston County residents starting Wednesday, May 6. These are in addition to the two, drive-thru locations offered by the Galveston County Health District which include free testing Monday-Friday in Texas City as well as Monday and Wednesday in Galveston. For more information on the GCHD sites visit

Location #1

HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland will be announcing appointment only drive-thru testing at their hospital located in Texas City expecting to start Wednesday, May 6. Registration will begin Monday, May 4 and registration information will be provided to county residents by the Galveston County Office of Emergency Management.   

Location #2

CommunityER Houston in partnership with Kenny Isbell of Apache Commodities Group Inc., will be setting up an appointment only drive-thru testing location in League City at Clear Creek Intermediate School that will be opening Wednesday, May 6. Registration to be tested at this site is now open. Details on how to register for testing are below:
Where: Creekside Intermediate School, 4320 W. Main St., League City, Texas 77573 

When: Daily beginning Wednesday, May 6

Time: Appointments available daily from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

To Register: Visit and click on “Get Tested” and choose “Clear Lake Location” or residents can call to register at: 281-453-7777

Cost: Insurance Required or Cash Pay Available. Those without Insurance are encouraged to contact the Galveston County Health District at 409-938-7221

Under Governor Abbott’s directive to expand testing across the state, the Texas National Guard will be setting up two single day testing locations on Wednesday, May 6. Galveston County was identified as one of the Texas counties eligible for testing through Governor’s Abbott’s testing and contact tracing program managed by the Texas Department State Health Services. Registration to be tested at these sites opens on Monday, May 4. 

Location #3

Where: Galveston County Fairgrounds, 10 Jack Brooks Road, Hitchcock, Texas 77563 

When: May 6

Time:  9:00am – 6:00pm

To Register: Visit or call 512-883-2400 Cost:  Free – No Insurance Needed 

Location #4

Where:  Galveston County Bayshore Park   5437 E. FM 646, Bacliff Texas 

When:  May 6

Time:   9:00am – 6:00pm 

To Register: Visit or call 512-883-2400 Cost:  Free – No Insurance Needed

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