Public, private COVID-19 testing options now available throughout Montgomery County

Several free COVID-19 testing sites are now open in Montgomery County alongside private viral and antibody testing sites. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Several free COVID-19 testing sites are now open in Montgomery County alongside private viral and antibody testing sites. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Several free COVID-19 testing sites are now open in Montgomery County alongside private viral and antibody testing sites. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The number of COVID-19 testing sites in Montgomery County has increased in recent weeks with the establishment of a countywide voucher program for free testing set up alongside drive-thru and walk-in testing available at private businesses in the area.

The voucher program is available for all county residents. Three clinics are participating with tests for symptomatic residents only, and two are open to both symptomatic and asymptomatic residents. Residents are eligible for one free test each and may register through the county by calling 936-523-5040 to receive their voucher and schedule a testing appointment. Testing sites participating in the voucher program include:

  • America’s ER Drive-Thru Testing Site at Woods Edge Community Church, 25333 Gosling Road, Spring (symptomatic and asymptomatic)

  • Lone Star Family Health Center, 605 S. Conroe Medical Drive, Conroe (symptomatic only)

  • Woodlands Functional Family Medicine, 8000 McBeth Way, Ste. 190, The Woodlands (symptomatic and asymptomatic)

Free testing sites set up through partnerships with CVS Pharmacy, Kroger and Walmart are also available at several locations throughout the county. The local CVS-sponsored site, established through a state partnership, is open to qualifying patients by appointment only. Walmart-sponsored testing sites are open between 7-9 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at three of the retailer’s Montgomery County stores, and a Kroger-sponsored testing site will be open at the grocer’s New Caney Store between 9 a.m.-4 p.m. from May 31-June 2.

To register for testing through CVS, visit To register for testing through Walmart, call 800-635-8611 or visit To register for testing through Kroger, visit The chains’ testing locations include:

  • 25110 Grogans Mill Road, Spring (CVS)

  • 20310 US 59, New Caney (Walmart)

  • 18700 Hwy. 105 W., Conroe (Walmart)

  • 1025 Sawdust Road, Spring (Walmart)

  • 22296 Market Place Drive, New Caney (Kroger)

Several private facilities are also offering various COVID-19 testing options in the area, according to information from the Texas Department of State Health Services available as of May 26. More details on available services and appointment scheduling may be found on each facility’s website. Additional private test sites in Montgomery County include:

By Ben Thompson
Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2019 as a reporter for The Woodlands area and began working as Austin's City Hall reporter in April 2021.


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