Coronavirus testing site opening April 23 in League City

League City residents hoping to get tested for the coronavirus COVID-19 will not have to travel to Texas City much longer to do so. (Courtesy city of League City)
League City residents hoping to get tested for the coronavirus COVID-19 will not have to travel to Texas City much longer to do so. (Courtesy city of League City)

League City residents hoping to get tested for the coronavirus COVID-19 will not have to travel to Texas City much longer to do so. (Courtesy city of League City)

Update: This testing site is no longer available.

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League City residents hoping to get tested for the coronavirus COVID-19 will not have to travel to Texas City much longer to do so.

The Galveston County Health District is opening a free drive-thru testing site at City Hall, 500 Walker St., League City, on April 23 and 24, according to a city news release.

Those who wish to be tested must make an appointment. Appointments can be made between 1:30-5 p.m. starting Wednesday by calling 409-356-9950, the release reads.


Residents being tested should bring ID. The entire process takes about 30 minutes.

Residents can also get texted in Texas City at the Galveston County Health District. To make an appointment there, call 409-978-4040 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
By Jake Magee

Editor, Bay Area & Pearland/Friendswood

Jake has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper. Today, he covers everything from aerospace to transportation to flood mitigation.