Mobile COVID-19 testing coming to Ballinger, Anson this weekend

Share This Story!

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about

Texas National Guard mobile COVID-19 testing coming to Ballinger, Anson this weekend

Texas National Guard will be have two mobile COVID-19 test sites in the Big Country Saturday and Sunday for prescreened participants.

Post to FacebookSent!


A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.


Who Needs to be Tested for Coronavirus?


The Texas National Guard will be operating two mobile coronavirus COVID-19 test sites in the Big Country on Saturday and Sunday for people who are screened via a telephone number.

Testing will be conducted 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Runnels County Community Center in Ballinger. The center is at 200 Crosson Ave.

A station will be operational 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Anson Fire Station, 1102 Avenue I. 

More: Coronavirus COVID-19: How affecting Abilene, the Big Country

Participants must first call 512-883-2400 to be screened for symptoms and risk factors and schedule an appointment. Screening also is available at Only people who have exhibited at least one COVID-19 symptom will be tested, according to information from the Anson Police Department. 

The Texas National Guard established a mobile unit at Eastland Memorial Hospital on Friday. 

The state is sending National Guard units to rural areas with limited COVID-19 testing supplies. 

Laura Gutschke is a general assignment reporter and food columnist and manages online content for the Reporter-News.  If you appreciate locally driven news, you can support local journalists with a digital subscription to 

Read or Share this story:

More Stories

Mobile COVID-19 testing coming to Ballinger, Anson

April 24, 2020, 9:45 a.m.

Council suspends street fees for 60 days

April 23, 2020, 9:25 p.m.

First Financial: $1 million dip in first quarter

April 23, 2020, 3:08 p.m.

Man who threatened woman with a handgun indicted

April 23, 2020, 2:20 p.m.

Police: Man returns home to find signs of squatter

April 23, 2020, 2:09 p.m.

AISD moves in-person graduations to Shotwell Stadium

April 23, 2020, 12:37 p.m.

Source link

About the Author: Texas Covid

You May Also Like

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

The maximum upload file size: 10 MB. You can upload: image, audio, video, document, spreadsheet, interactive, other. Links to YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other services inserted in the comment text will be automatically embedded. Drop file here