Federally funded COVID-19 surge testing site to open in Kingwood

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will launch a new COVID-19 surge testing site in Kingwood. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will launch a new COVID-19 surge testing site in Kingwood. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will launch a new COVID-19 surge testing site in Kingwood. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will launch a new COVID-19 surge testing site in Kingwood. The site, which opens Aug. 10, is part of four temporary sites HHS opened around the Houston area.

The temporary site will be located at Kingwood Park Community Center at 4102 Rustic Woods Drive, Kingwood, according to an Aug. 7 news release from Gov. Greg Abbott's office. It will be open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 10-15 and Aug. 17-22, as the site is closed on Sundays, according to HHS officials.


The Kingwood site will process 1,250 tests per day. Appointments will be required to access the free tests, so residents should register at the doineedacovid19test.com website.
By Kelly Schafler

Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.



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