COVID-19 testing available at Brazoria, Galveston, Harris County locations for asymptomatic first responders, high-risk individuals

Community Health Network is offering free coronavirus testing to first responders and high-risk individuals. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Community Health Network is offering free coronavirus testing to first responders and high-risk individuals. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Community Health Network is offering free coronavirus testing to first responders and high-risk individuals. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Starting this week, Community Health Network is offering free coronavirus testing to asymptomatic first responders, medical providers and individuals with certain chronic illnesses, according to a press release.

Insured patients who meet the criteria for testing will be billed without a copay or a deductible. Uninsured patients that meet the CDC guidelines for testing will not be charged, Community Health Network officials said.

Here are the locations where the testing will be offered.

  • Adoue Family Health Center, 1111. W. Adoue St., Alvin

  • Freeport Community Health Center, 905 N. Gulf Blvd., Freeport

  • Pearland Family Health Center, 2552 E. Broadway St., Ste. 102, Pearland

  • Scarsdale Family Health Center, 10851 Scarsdale Blvd., Ste. 160, Houston

“As we learn new information each day on COVID-19, we understand testing is a key factor in the prevention of community spread, including screening and testing of asymptomatic persons,” said Dr. Yvette M. Poindexter, Community Health Network chief medical officer, in the press release.
By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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