Brownsville: Free mobile COVID-19 testing schedule

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (KVEO) — The city of Brownsville in partnership with the Texas Department of State Health Services will provide free mobile COVID-19 testing to the community.

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“There are no requirements for testing. Participants must not eat, drink, and use mouthwash or tobacco within 30 minutes of their testing appointment,” was stated in a press release.

From March 22 to March 26, the testing site will be located at:

–Brownsville Sports Park —> 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

–El Centro Cultural at Cameron Park—> 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

–Harlingen Sports Complex —> 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

From March 27 to March 28, the testing site will be located at:

–Brownsville Sports Park —> 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

—Harlingen Sports Complex —-> 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Residents can register at www.btxcares.com or by texting DOCSTX to 41411. Participants will receive the results within 72 hours and positive results will receive a medical consultation from a medical provider. 

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