New COVID-19 testing method available
Oral swabbing COVID-19 testing, which offers a less invasive alternative than a nasopharyngeal swab, is now available at no cost in District 4 at Good Street Baptist Church, located at 3110 Bonnie View Road, Dallas, Texas 75216. This is the first Oral Swab testing location in District 4.
“District 4 includes populations with underlying health issues in several at-risk ZIP codes, such as 75216,” said District 4 Council Member Carolyn King Arnold. “Underlying health issues such as diabetes, kidney disease and asthma are a few of the contributing factors to the aggressiveness of COVID-19.”
Testing can be scheduled, Monday to Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. through September. Pre-test registration is encouraged but not required and can be found at texas.curativeinc.com. The location is open to all and there are no residency or ID requirements. The site is projected to accommodate approximately 600 individuals daily.
“This is a great opportunity for individuals throughout Dallas to receive the COVID-19 test,” said Arnold. “It is even more important that the at-risk communities take advantage of this opportunity right in the neighborhood. Even though the COVID-19 positive numbers appear to be decreasing, we cannot afford to relax our efforts to keep the community and Dallas safe and healthy. Everyone should be tested, stay sanitized and stay #MaskedUp.”
Please allow 72 to 96 hours for results. If you have not received your results, or have questions about your appointment, please contact 1-833-213-0643 or email [email protected]
More information on COVID-19 can be found at dallascityhall.com/covid19 or by calling the City’s 24/7 COVID-19 hotline at 214-670-INFO (4636).