COVID-19 Testing Information
Residents are encouraged to contact their primary care physician for COVID-19 testing if they have come in contact with someone who is COVID-19 positive or are experiencing symptoms including:
- Difficulty breathing
- Shortness of breath
Or at least two of the following symptoms:
- loss of taste or smell
- muscle pain
- repeated shaking with chills
- sore throat
Those who are uninsured may be tested through Coastal Health and Wellness after being financially screened. For more information, please call 409-938-7221. For additional testing options in Galveston County, please visit www.gchd.org/testing.
Galveston County is partnering with UTMB to offer free COVID-19 and antibody testing for Galveston County residents. Testing is available by appointment only and free to the public at three different sites in Galveston, League City and Texas City. County residents may schedule an appointment by calling 832.632.6731. A government issued form of identification will be required at the time of testing to verify residency.
For a complete list of free Galveston County state-sponsored COVID-19 testing sites, please visit the Galveston County Office of Emergency Management.
For more information on COVID-19, please contact the health district’s information line at 409-515-9117, open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.