Community COVID-19 Testing in McLennan County

Registration for testing is required at:
or by calling 1-833-213-0643.

The test is a PCR, self-administered, shallow nose swab and results will be available within 48 to 72 hours after taking the test.

  • There are 200 tests available per day.
  • To qualify for testing you should be experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or been exposed to someone with COVID-19.
  • There is no out-of-pocket cost to get tested.
    • The expense for the test will be billed either to your health insurance if you have it, or to the federal program for the uninsured for anyone that is uninsured.
    • Individuals are encouraged to check with your insurance provider to confirm before scheduling a test.
    • No one will be turned away if they do not have insurance.

REMINDER: Testing remains available at local providers throughout McLennan County. Local clinics and pharmacies have COVID-19 testing available to the public.

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention recommends anyone who has not been fully vaccinated and has symptoms of COVID-19 or has been exposed to someone with COVID-19 should get tested.

Where can I get a COVID-19 test?

Testing is available throughout McLennan County at the sites listed below.  Please call first for a pre-screening and an appointment.   You do not have to be an established patient to receive a COVID-19 test.


Baylor Scott and White

You can set up a screening and appointment online or by phone. 1-888-427-9723

Ascension Providence

You can set up a screening and appointment online or by phone. 1-833-919-1680

CVS Pharmacy

FastMed Urgent Care

NextCare Urgent Care

Premier ER

YesNoCovid  at the Richland Mall  

Drive-through testing location

Waco Family Medicine

You can set up a screening and appointment online or by phone. New patient hotline: 254-313-4610. Current patients: 254-313-4200.

Walgreens Pharmacy