Mako Medical Offers Free PCR Testing at Four El Paso County Sites
EL PASO COUNTY, Colorado – Mako Medical continues to offer free COVID-19 testing at four community sites in El Paso County, Citadel Mall, Chapel Hills Mall, County Public Health El Paso in Fountain, Colorado and at the corner of Old Meridian Road and Chicago Avenue in Falcon, Colorado.
No insurance or appointment is required, although for faster registration and processing times, click here for pre-registration. These test locations will typically produce results within 48 hours of specimen collection.
As of Wednesday, December 29, El Paso County testing providers reported an average of 3,387 PCR tests per day over the past week, a 28% increase from the previous seven-day period.
All four El Paso County sites will be closed on Saturday, January 1, 2022, for the New Years holiday. All sites will operate during regular hours on New Years Eve, Friday, December 31, and resume normal hours on Sunday January 2, 2022.
The directions and regular opening hours of the four sites are as follows:
- Citadel Mall, 750 Citadel Dr. E, Colorado Springs, CO (south of JCPenney): Seven days a week, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO (southeast parking lot): Seven days a week, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- El Paso County Public Health South, 6436 US Highway 85-87, Fountain, CO (entrance from Fontaine Blvd.): Seven days a week, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Falcon test site at the intersection of Old Meridian Road. and Chicago Ave: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
These community testing sites are in addition to PCR testing that may be available from medical providers throughout the county. Additional information on test providers is available here.