Local COVID-19 Testing Information


In partnership with the Waco-McLennan County OEM and the Texas Division of Emergency Management we are offering free COVID-19 testing at various sites during August. All testing sites are free. If you suspect you may have the Coronavirus (COVID-19), you are encouraged to be tested.

CHEEK SWAB TEST: The testing is a cheek swab test and results are available within 24-48 hours. *There is a limit to 600 tests per day, per location.

August 13th – 15th:
MCC Highlander Gym
1710 Powell Dr
Waco, TX, 76708
Walk-up & no registration required
From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Anyone experiencing fever, cough and difficulty breathing should call or visit their healthcare provider’s website first for screening.

Ascension, Baylor Scott and White and the Family Health Center have online screening processes for COVID-19 and will accept new patients and people without insurance.

Testing must be ordered by a physician and is not performed at the Public Health District.

Helpful COVID-19 Screening Tool from Apple

CDC Self-Checker Tool

Testing Guidance for Medical Professionals

From the CDC:  Guidance for COVID-19 may be adapted by state and local health departments to respond to rapidly changing local circumstances.