COVID-19 Testing Information
If you have symptoms or had a known exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, you should be tested, regardless of your vaccination status. Become familiar with how to find COVID testing in Texas by reviewing the options that are available. The different types of COVID-19 tests look for different things, including current infection versus past infection.
People can get tested for COVID-19 at public testing sites and drive‑thru locations in certain parts of Texas. Self-test kits are also available and can be performed at home or anywhere else.
Self-Testing at Home
A self-test produces fast results and can be taken anywhere. You can use self-tests if you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to someone sick with COVID-19, or even if you don’t have symptoms. Call your local pharmacy to ask about whether they have self-tests available.
Texas COVID-19 Test Collection Sites
COVID-19 testing is available at local health centers, clinics, and select pharmacies, often at no cost. Please always call ahead to verify availability, check insurance coverage, or make an appointment as necessary.
- Find a Health Center (U.S. Health and Human Services)
- COVID-19 Testing Near Me (Google Maps)
- CVS Health
- Local Independent Pharmacies
- Walmart in partnership with Quest Diagnostics
Types of Tests for COVID-19
Find more information about the different types of tests for COVID-19:
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