As of Aug. 30, city and county officials have added a number of no-cost COVID-19 saliva testing locations that have begun taking appointments for Sept. 1-4. To schedule an appointment, Tarrant County residents can go to https://covidtesting.tarrantcounty.com/ or call 817-248-6299.
Saliva testing is available at the following locations:
Fort Worth ISD Scarborough-Handley Field parking lot, 6201 Craig St., Fort Worth. 8-11 a.m.
Como Community Center, 4660 Horne St., Fort Worth. 2-5 p.m.
City Northside Service Center, 309 Hillshire Drive, Haslet. 8-11 a.m.
Tarrant County College-Northwest Campus, 4801 Marine Creek Parkway, Fort Worth. 2-5 p.m.
La Gran Plaza, 4200 South Freeway, Fort Worth. 8-11 a.m.
Beth Eden Missionary Baptist Church, 3208 Wilbarger St., Fort Worth. 2-5 p.m.
Christ Church Assembly of God, 5301 Altamesa Blvd., Fort Worth. 8-11 a.m.
Hillwood Commons I, 9800 Hillwood Parkway, Fort Worth. 2-5 p.m.
In addition, city and county officials have continued to track COVID-19 testing sites in the area, including sites that offer free testing for residents. There are more than 40 testing sites available in the Fort Worth and Tarrant County areas.
According to city officials, residents should consider being tested if they are experiencing a fever, cough or shortness of breath; are employed as a health care worker; are age 65 or older; or have chronic health conditions.
According to Tarrant County Public Health, more than 66,000 residents have been screened for COVID-19 in the county. The majority of those screened, more than 29,000, fall in the 25-44 age range. An additional 18,950 residents within the 45-64 age range have also been screened.
Here is a breakdown of COVID-19 screenings within Community Impact Newspaper's Tarrant County coverage area.
For more information on COVID-19 testing in Tarrant County, click here.