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Where can I get a COVID-19 test?

Several testing locations are open across Southeast Texas.

BEAUMONT, Texas — With COVID-19 spreading at alarming rates across Texas, more testing options are available.

Some testing centers have seen long lines, with many waiting hours for tests to be administered. Officials continue to stress the importance of widespread testing in order to better gauge community spread.

JEFFERSON COUNTY

  • Beaumont - Saturday, October, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Willie Ray Smith, Sr. Science and Medical Technology Magnet Middle School, 4415 Concord Drive in Beaumont. 
    • Cathedral of Faith Baptist Church, 3755 Fannett Road in Beaumont
    • Drive-thru clinic offering flu shots, COVID-19 Vaccines for adults, COVID-19 Testing, blood pressure checks, blood sugar tests, a Blood Drive and voter registration, some free food.
    • Please call 409-926-9529 to register for a COVID-19 test.
    • No pre-registration to receive a vaccine.
    • Call  Precinct 4 Commissioner Bo Alfred's office at 409-835-8443 for info.
  • Mid County - Thursday, Oct. 21, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • 1900 Magnolia Avenue, Port Neches  
  • Port Arthur - Saturday, Oct. 16, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Bob Bowers Center at 3401 Cultural Center Dr. 

Other Beaumont & Southeast Texas locations

  • MedExpress at 3565 College Street, Beaumont
  • AFC Urgent Care at 3195 Dowlen, Beaumont
  • Riceland Healthcare, 85 I-10 Service Road, Beaumont
  • TAN Healthcare at 1495 N. 7th Street, Beaumont
  • Legacy Healthcare at 450 N. 11th Street and 3455 Stagg (pediatric), Beaumont
  • Beaumont Emergency Care at 4004 College Street, Beaumont
  • Exceptional Emergency Care at 4755 Eastex Frwy, Beaumont
  • Exceptional Emergency Care at 3330 Hwy 365, Port Arthur
  • Exceptional Emergency Care at 1321 N. 16th St, Orange
  • CVS Pharmacy at 2950 Dowlen Road and 6850 Eastex Frwy, Beaumont, must pre-register online.
  • Christus Promptu Care at 4046 Dowlen Road, Beaumont
  • People's Urgent Care at 3255 N. Major Drive, Beaumont
  • Beaumont Event Center at 700 Crockett Street, Beaumont on October 2, 5, 12, 19, 26 and 30. 
  • Bob Bowers Center at 3401 Cultural Center Dr, Port Arthur on October 6, 20, and 27. 
  • Grace Community Church at 22044 Burrell Wingate Rd on September 30 and October 7 and 23.

MORE | Find additional testing sites at Texas.CurativeInc.com

CVS Testing

CVS has opened COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Texas. 

Patients must register in advance at CVS.com to schedule an appointment.

The CVS testing sites in Southeast Texas:

  • 2950 North Dowlen Rd, Beaumont
  • 6850 Eastex Fwy, Beaumont
  • 2712 Hwy 365, Nederland

You'll find the complete list of CVS testing sites in Texas here.

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Walgreens Testing

Walgreens is offering drive-thru testing at select locations in Texas. Testing is free if you meet criteria established by the CDC. 

Pharmacists oversee patients' self-administered COVID-19 test. 

You must fill out a screening survey to see if you're eligible. For more information, Walgreens has FAQ on their website

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Rapid COVID-19 Testing

Many physicians in Beaumont and across Southeast Texas are now offering COVID-19 testing in their office. Contact your primary care physician for more information. 

Exceptional Emergency Centers: No appointment needed to get tested

Beaumont Emergency CenterOnly for "emergency exposure or patients with symptoms"

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