COVID-19 testing sites available in Fort Worth, Tarrant County

There are free COVID-19 testing sites in the city of Fort Worth and Tarrant County. Both companies also offer a range of paid trial options. (Katherine Borey / Community Impact Newspaper)

Fort Worth and Tarrant Counties residents have even more novel coronavirus testing opportunities than they did earlier in the pandemic.

City and county officials have continued to track COVID-19 testing locations in the area, including locations that offer free testing to local residents. As of July 6, there are 17 COVID-19 test sites in the Fort Worth city limits and a total of 32 in Tarrant County.

City officials say residents should consider getting tested if they have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath. are employed as healthcare workers; are 65 years of age or older; or have chronic illnesses.

Community test locations are currently located in Fort Worth and Arlington, with hundreds of appointments Monday through Friday. Valid photo ID with proof of Tarrant County residence is required. Residents are advised to bring private, Medicaid, or Medicare insurance information.

More community-based testing sites are being added by Tarrant County Public Health and the Texas Department of Health, including a testing site in the basement ISD Athletic Complex July 9-11, 10 am-4pm. Residents can visit to register or for more information.

Some test sites are free; others require a service fee. For more information on COVID-19 testing in the cities of Fort Worth and Tarrant Counties, please visit here.

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