HOUSTON – Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, chair of the Congressional Coronavirus Task Force, announced the launch of a mobile testing site for seniors and first responders on Monday at the Jacinto City Community Center.
Dozens of first responders and senior citizens were on hand as the testing site opened up. This is the first in a series of mobile testing sites throughout the community, according to Congresswoman Jackson-Lee.
“Our senior citizens and first responders are extremely vulnerable to this devastating virus and we must take extra measures to protect them. I am dedicated to bringing this life-saving effort to my constituents,” Jackson-Lee said.
As of Monday, 140 people have died in Texas as a result of coronavirus.