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Edinburg, Texas (KVEO)—Hidalgo County announces new requirements that are being implemented to ensure residents receive their results more efficiently.
Starting Monday, July 6, all testing sites will be testing people 65 and over between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Testing will be open to the general public from 11 a.m. and will continue until testing supplies run out for that day, according to the county.
To get tested, residents must present a photo ID, physical address, phone number and email address.
Along with outdoor mobile centers, the state has also added indoor testing facilities. The tests that are being conducted have switched from nasal swabs to oral swabs.
Residents will only be screened if they have fever and/or chills, cough, fatigue, body aches/muscles or joint pain, shortness of breath, sore throat, headaches, nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, nasal congestion, and loss of taste and/or smell.
Below are the upcoming dates and locations for Mobile testing sites:
· July 3: Isaac D. Rodriguez Park
1200 E. 6th St. Weslaco, TX 78596
· July 5: La Joya Fire Department
625 Expressway 83 La Joya, TX 78560
· July 10 – July 11: Robert Vela High School
801 Canton Rd. Edinburg, TX 78539
Indoor testing sites:
· July 6 – July 7: Mercedes Safe Dome/Recreational Center
1202 Vermont Ave. Mercedes, TX 78570
· July 8 – July 9: PSJA Memorial High School
800 Alamo Rd. Alamo, TX 78516
· July 4 (HALF DAY) and July 12: Alton Recreation Center
349 Dawes Ave. Alton, TX 78573
Residents are also encouraged to pre-register here.