Here is where to get tested for coronavirus in Houston area and how much it costs

The options for people to get tested for it continues to grow as the City of Houston, Harris County and Brazoria County look to combat the spread of coronavirus.
The options for people to get tested for it continues to grow as the City of Houston, Harris County and Brazoria County look to combat the spread of coronavirus.

HOUSTON – The options for people to get tested for it continues to grow as the City of Houston, Harris County and Brazoria County look to combat the spread of coronavirus.

Option 1

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said the city will open a testing facility at Butler Stadium Friday. This location will focus on first-responders and healthcare workers.

Price: not disclosed

Option 2

A drive-thru testing operation opened Thursday morning at United Memorial Medical Center in Harris County. The testing is free and only for those experiencing symptoms.

Price: Free

Option 3

Legacy Community Health has opened several satellite clinics.

Officials said if you have insurance, they’ll process it. If you are able to pay, they’ll do a sliding scale. However if you’re not able to pay, they will still work with you.

Price: Varies, based on insurance

Option 4

Next Level Urgent Care will begin drive-thru testing Friday morning at several locations across the area.

With insurance, you are looking at your co-pay. Without insurance, it’ll be a self-pay rate of $200.

PRICE: Insurance co-pay or $200 without insurance

Option 5

There are multiple testing facilities to choose from in Brazoria County. Remember, you must call ahead and meet the CDC testing criteria.

See a map of all the testing locations in the Houston area so far:


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