Additional drive-up coronavirus testing sites opened by CommUnityCare across Travis County

CommUnityCare Health Centers announced April 18 it is expanding its drive-up coronavirus testing sites in Travis County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
CommUnityCare Health Centers announced April 18 it is expanding its drive-up coronavirus testing sites in Travis County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

CommUnityCare Health Centers announced April 18 it is expanding its drive-up coronavirus testing sites in Travis County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Following an opening week when it tested thousands of Austin-area residents, CommUnityCare Health Centers is expanding its drive-up coronavirus testing sites in Travis County.

CommUnityCare, a nonprofit health care provider funded by Travis County’s health care district Central Health, announced April 18 it is opening test sites at six locations on a rotating basis.

According to an April 18 news release form the nonprofit, drive-up coronavirus testing will be available in the near future at Manor, Colony Park, Austin’s Colony and Hornsby Bend, Del Valle, Pflugerville and Dove Springs.

CommUnityCare in mid-April initially launched drive-up coronavirus testing at three sites across Travis County. According to an April 18 news release from the nonprofit, more than 1,400 people were medically screened at CommUnityCare’s Hancock Center clinic, located in South Austin. Of those, 1,141 individuals were tested through April 15.

No appointment, insurance or payment is necessary for testing at these sites, CommUnityCare stated in its news release.


Currently, drive-up testing is scheduled at the following sites:

CommUnityCare Colony Park:

Barbara Jordan Elementary School

6711 Johnny Morris Road, Austin

Mon. and Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

CommUnityCare Manor:

Manor Senior High School

14832 FM 973, Manor

Wed. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

CommUnityCare Del Valle:

Del Valle at Southeast Metropolitan Park

4511 SH-71 W., Del Valle

Thu. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

CommUnityCare Hancock:

1000 E. 41st St., Ste. 925, Austin

Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
By Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the editor for the Northwest Austin edition.


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