Westlake Chamber of Commerce to offer COVID-19 testing ahead of Thanksgiving

Testing will be available before and after the Thanksgiving break at Eanes ISD's Valley View Elementary School. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Testing will be available before and after the Thanksgiving break at Eanes ISD's Valley View Elementary School. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Testing will be available before and after the Thanksgiving break at Eanes ISD's Valley View Elementary School. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Through a partnership with Eanes ISD, the Westlake Chamber of Commerce will offer two COVID-19 testing opportunities in preparation for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

Testing will be conducted by Family Hospital Systems within EISD’s Valley View Elementary School’s cafeteria Nov. 19 from 4-8 p.m., as well as Nov. 29 from 1-5 p.m.

Under most insurance plans, there is no charge for the nasal swab test, which carries a $125 out-of-pocket cost, according to a release from the chamber. The results will become available in about 48 hours.

Participants can preregister through the chamber’s website and will be required to present valid insurance and a driver’s license at the time of the appointment.

“While this is a different kind of year, and it may be a different kind of Thanksgiving, there is a way to build in certain precautions by making a plan to test for COVID-19 before and after the break,” an EISD press release stated.




By Amy Rae Dadamo
Amy Rae Dadamo is the reporter for Lake Travis-Westlake, where her work focuses on city government and education. Originally from New Jersey, Amy Rae relocated to Austin after graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey in May 2019.


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