COVID-19 UPDATE Testing Extended, Available 7 Days a Week
EL PASO, Texas (July 27, 2020) — The State of Texas contractor HONU is extending testing through August 8, and offering testing 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning today.
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 extension.
The State Hybrid Drive/Walk-up Site and Mega Sites are available for patients on foot or in a vehicle during the following dates and locations:
July 27-August 8:
•Nations Tobin Recreation Center; 8831 Railroad Dr., El Paso, TX
– Testing capacity: 500 per day
•El Paso Community College Valle Verde Campus, 919 Hunter Dr., El Paso, TX
•SISD Student Activities Complex, 1300 Joe Battle Blvd., El Paso, TX
– Testing capacity: 1,000 per day/per site
No appointments are necessary and tests are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. Wait times have improved at each location and sufficient resources are on hand to continue testing throughout the day. However, once the daily capacity is met at each location, the site will be closed for the day to additional testing.
All of the testing sites will administer nasal tests. Testing is free and available to members of the community with or without COVID-19 symptoms.
Test results from State sites 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. For assistance regarding your results, email Covid19Help@honumg.com or call the help line at 1-844-778-2455.
For more information about the various alternative testing sites throughout the community click here or visit www.EPStrong.org.