Harris County Precinct 4 brings mobile testing sites to Tomball, Humble

Two mobile testing sites for the new coronavirus will begin testing registered residents April 14 and 20, respectively, Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle announced in a news release April 13. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Two mobile testing sites for the new coronavirus will begin testing registered residents April 14 and 20, respectively, Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle announced in a news release April 13. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Two mobile testing sites for the new coronavirus will begin testing registered residents April 14 and 20, respectively, Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle announced in a news release April 13. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Two mobile testing sites for the coronavirus will begin testing registered residents April 14 and 20, respectively, Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle announced in a news release April 13.

The two testing sites are expected to handle as many as 100 tests per day with that number increasing daily, according to the release. Visitors must register online before visiting the Harris County Public Health testing sites. The addresses of the sites will only be provided to those successfully completing their testing registration, according to the release.

The Tomball testing site will open April 14 and perform testing April 14-16 and April 27-29. The Humble testing site will open April 20, and perform testing April 20-22 and May 7-9.

Community members must complete an online assessment to determine whether they should be tested for the coronavirus, according to the release. If deemed at risk for coronavirus, community members will be given a code and a phone number to call. After a telephone consultation, those who are still deemed at risk of the coronavirus will be given a code and information on where and when to be tested, according to the release.

Unregistered visitors to the testing sites will be turned away by security officials; walk-ins will not be tested, according to the release.


Click here to fill out the online assessment to determine whether coronavirus testing is needed.
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball | Magnolia

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in the Tomball and Magnolia communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.



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