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Free COVID-19 Testing in Matagorda County

Matagorda County and the State of Texas have teamed up to provide free drive-up COVID-19 testing for all residents regardless of their symptoms. Check out the details and be sure to read the Frequently Asked Questions section below if you need more information.

Quick Details

Dates: September 15th, and 16th, 2020.
Time: The testing site is open between 8:00am and 4:00pm.
Where: Bay City Civic Center located at 201 7th Street, Bay City, Texas 77414.
How: Drive up and register in person.
How Much: Testing is free.
Symptoms: You do not need to have symptoms of COVID-19 in order to be tested.
Results: Test results will be returned by phone or text only.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will free tests be offered?

Testing will be conducted on September 15th, and 16th, 2020. The testing site is open between 8:00am and 4:00pm.

 

Are there any other free testing dates available?

More testing dates may be scheduled in the future, but for now, the dates listed above are the only dates scheduled in Matagorda County. You can look for other free or low-cost testing sites in the State of Texas by clicking here.

 

Where will tests be offered?

At the Bay City Civic Center located at 201 7th Street, Bay City, Texas 77414.

 

Do I have to have symptoms of COVID-19 to be tested?

No. You do not have to have symptoms in order to be tested.

 

How can I register for free testing?

There is no phone number to call. There is no advance online registration. If you’d like to be tested, simple show up at the Civic Center on the appropriate date during the times listed, and you will be registered on site.

 

How will I get my test results back?

Test results will be returned by email only. There is no phone number to call, and no one else can access your test results for you. Only with a personal email address will you be able to access your test results.

 

Is there a number I can call?

No, there is no number to call for registration or test results. The resulting lab company will call or text you with your results.

 

Can I call the hospital, my doctor, the EOC, or the County for my test results?

No. Do not call the hospital, your doctor, the EOC, or the County for test results. They do not have access to any test results originating from any mobile or drive-up testing site.

 

Who is sponsoring these testing events?

The State of Texas is sponsoring this event, and Matagorda County is hosting the event at the Bay City Civic Center.

 

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