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Public COVID-19 Testing Update

Williamson County through a partnership with Family Emergency Rooms is providing testing for COVID-19. For more information on a PCR (nasal swab test) and the Antibody Test, or to schedule a test appointment, please go to the following link: FHS Booking. The new scheduling process will allow you to select the time and testing location that best fits your needs, with no need to wait for a call back from a scheduler.

Testing is available for all. COVID-19 tests are currently covered by most insurance companies. Tests for Williamson County residents without insurance will be paid for by Williamson County.

El condado de Williamson a través de una asociación con Family Emergency Rooms está proporcionando pruebas para COVID-19. Para obtener más información sobre una PCR (prueba de frotis nasal) y la Prueba de anticuerpos, o para programar una cita de prueba, vaya al siguiente enlace: FHS Reserva. El nuevo proceso de programación le permitirá seleccionar la hora y el lugar de prueba que mejor se adapte a sus necesidades, sin necesidad de esperar una llamada de un planificador.

Las pruebas están disponibles para todos. Las pruebas COVID-19 están actualmente cubiertas por la mayoría de las compañías de seguros. Las pruebas para los residentes del condado de Williamson sin seguro serán pagadas por el condado de Williamson.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that is spreading from person to person in parts of the United States. The risk of infection with COVID-19 is higher for people who are close contacts of someone known to have COVID-19, for example healthcare workers, or household members. Other people at higher risk for infection are those who live in or have recently been in an area with an ongoing spread of COVID-19.

Williamson County & Cities Health District is closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation in coordination with the Texas Department of State Health Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local and regional public health and healthcare agencies.

If you or someone you know is feeling overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic, help is available. Call the toll-free Texas Health and Human Services COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line at 833-986-1919 to speak with a mental health professional 24/7. 

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Please see the attached Catastrophe Notice and the attached Catastrphe Extension issued pursuant to Section 552.233, Texas Government Code, which provide for the temporary suspension of the applicability of the requirements of the Public Information Act. Please note that you may continue to submit your requests for information and we will continue to respond as promptly as possible given current circumstances.

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Williamson County to Host Free COVID-19 Testing in Hutto

  • 17 September 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 1422
Williamson County to Host Free COVID-19 Testing in Hutto

Williamson County Office of Emergency Management in partnership with the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and in coordination with Hutto Fire Rescue/Emergency Services District 3 will be hosting free COVID-19 testing from Tuesday, September 22, through Thursday, September 24.

 Testing will be conducted at the Hutto Fire Rescue Station located at 501 Exchange Boulevard in Hutto. It will begin at 10 a.m., and it will close by 2:00 p.m. or until supplies last.

 This is a drive-up site that will not require an appointment prior to being tested. It is important to note that this is a cheek swab test. Those interested in getting tested are asked to avoid eating, drinking, or using tobacco products 20 minutes prior to the test. Please bring a cell phone for on-site registration. Also, be aware that due to demand there may be a wait time.

 COVID-19 testing at this site is available for all Texans, whether they are Williamson County residents or not. For more information on this and future testing sites, please visit www.wilco.org.

Please scan the QR code below or go to https://texas.curativeinc.com/walkup/8910 (Opens new window) to register for your test prior to arriving at the test site.

QR code which points to https://texas.curativeinc.com/walkup/8910

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