Travis County Community Centers Run Out of Free COVID-19 Home Test Kits
TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas – Travis County officials say they are running out of free in-home COVID-19 test kits they were offering to the public by appointment only at community centers across the county. Officials say they know when their next shipment of tests will arrive.
Residents had been advised to call the community center most convenient for them to make an appointment. The centers were to be open until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, December 22 and reopen on Monday, December 27. Officials did not say whether the centers would reopen on the 27th.
The following locations offered the kits for pickup:
- Del Valle: South Community Center at 3518 FM 973 in Del Valle, dial 512-854-1520
- Manor: Eastern Rural Community Center at 600 W Carrie Manor St. in Manor, dial 512-854-1550
- Jonestown: Center communautaire rural du Nord-Ouest at 18649 FM 1431, Ste 6A in Jonestown, call 512-854-1500
- Hill Oak: West Rural Community Center at 8656 SH 71, Ste 100 in Austin, call 512-854-2130
- Pflugerville: North Rural Community Center at 15822 Foothill Farms Loop in Pflugerville, dial 512-854-1530
- Austin Center: 5325 Airport Blvd in Austin, call 512-854-4120
The county says the test kits expire on Jan.31.
A map of Travis County Community Centers is available here or below:
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