Following Lake Travis party controversy and sharp rise in active cases, large scale COVID-19 testing option offered for June 27

Testing will take place for Lake Travis-area residents June 27 at 200 Medical Parkway, Lakeway. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Testing will take place for Lake Travis-area residents June 27 at 200 Medical Parkway, Lakeway. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Testing will take place for Lake Travis-area residents June 27 at 200 Medical Parkway, Lakeway. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The city of Lakeway is following up on a revelation that a June 20 party in the Lake Travis area had some COVID-19 positive attendees by encouraging residents to get tested at a location within the city's medical district.

The tests will take place June 27 at 200 Medical Parkway, Lakeway.

"Work with your primary doctor if you have insurance," information from the city states. "It’s important not to wait for test results before isolating. If you have symptoms or think you were in contact with someone who tested positive, self-isolate immediately."

During a weekly address to residents June 25, Lakeway Mayor Sandy Cox said the number of active cases in the Lake Travis area grew to about 50 in the last week and added city officials have been working with Baylor Scott & White Health to help bring easier ways to get tested in Lakeway.

Local testing option for June 27


Location: 200 Medical Parkway, Lakeway

Hours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Arrival time for last names with letters starting with:

A-M arrive for testing between 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

N-Z arrive for testing between 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Registration: preregister using one of the following methods

Option 1: Create an account online at https://register.mybswhealth.com.

-Option 2: Download the MyBSWHealth app on your phone by texting “BETTER” to 88408 to create an account.

-When asked, “Did you received an activation code...?” select NO.

-Once into the website or app, complete the free COVID screening, but do not complete the EVisit section.

Information courtesy city of Lakeway
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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