COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 testing sites
  • Getting tested at Houston Health Department multi-service centers is FREE, and does not require proof of residency, citizenship or insurance. Some health department testing partners require insurance and ID. Contact your insurance provider to make sure the testing partner is in network.
  • Free At-Home COVID-19 TestsOrder 4 free tests now so you have them when you need them.
  • Call 1-833-599-2432 for information about the recent health data exposure involving HHD's COVID-19 test results portal.

Houston Health Department

Testing at HHD multi-service centers is free and does not require insurance. 

Appointments are not needed for Houston Health Department multi-service center testing sites. These sites serve walk-up and drive-thru clients and use self-administered shallow nasal swabs.

Results are provided by phone call. If you don’t receive results within 72 hours, please call 832-393-4220

  • Acres Homes Multi-Service Center 
    6719 W. Montgomery Rd, 77091
    Tues., Thur.: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Wed., Fri., Sat.: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Hiram Clark Multi-Service Center 
    3810 Fuqua St, 77045
    Tues., Thur.: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Wed., Fri., Sat.: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Magnolia Multi-Service Center 
    7037 Capitol St., 77011
    Tues., Thur.: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Wed., Fri., Sat.: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Southwest Multi-Service Center 
    6400 High Star Dr.
    Tues., Thur.: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Wed., Fri., Sat.: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Nomi Health

Testing at Nomi Health sites is free and does not require insurance. 

Nomi testing sites use self-administered shallow nasal swabs. Visit the Nomi Health Scheduler for appointment information and testing sites. Appointments are available but not required.

Results are provided by text message and email. If you do not receive results within 2 hours for Rapid Antigen or within 48 hours for PCR, call 512-355-0301.

Curative

Insurance and ID are required for testing at Curative sites. 

Curative walk-up testing kiosks use self-administered shallow nose swabs Visit curative.com or call 1-888-702-9042 for sites, schedules, and appointment information. Appointments are available but not required.

Results are provided by text message and email. If you do not receive results within 72 hours, please call 1-888-702-9042.

UMMC

Insurance and ID are required for testing at UMMC sites.

United Memorial Medical Center testing sites use nasal swabs administered by healthcare professionals. Visit ummcscreening.com/testing-locations or call 1-866-333-2684 for locations, schedules, and appointment information. Appointments are available but not required.

Results are provided by text message and email. If you do not receive results within 72 hours, please call 1-866-333-2684.

Texas Health and Human Services

Testing is available at local health centers, clinics, and pharmacies. The Texas Department of State Health Services provides this webpage to locate sites. 

Harris County Public Health

To sign up for COVID-19 testing via Harris County Public Health, please visit hcphtx.org or call 832-927-7575.

In-Home COVID-19 Testing

The Harris County Area Agency on Aging offers COVID-19 in-home testing. To qualify, you must reside in Harris County and meet other criteria.

Call 832-393-4301 or 800-213-8471 for more information.

 

School Testing Program

We are partnering with local school districts to offer free on-campus COVID-19 testing to students and staff during the 2021-2022 school year. Learn about this program.

Contact COVID-19 Test Providers

The Houston Health Department partners with agencies to offer free COVID-19 testing across Houston. Each agency has a process for providing test results. 

  • Curative (Delmar Stadium and Curative Kiosks): Results are provided by text message and email. If you do not receive results within 72 hours, please call 1-888-702-9042.
  • DAVACO (Minute Maid Park Lot C): Results are provided by text message. If you do not receive results within 72 hours, call 833-213-0643 or email results@geneiqlab.com
  • Houston Health Department (Multi-Service Centers): Results are provided by phone call. If you don’t receive results within 72 hours, please call 832-393-4220.
  • Nomi Health: Results are provided by text message and email. If you do not receive results within 2 hours for Rapid Antigen or within 48 hours for PCR, call 512-355-0301.
  • United Memorial Medical Center (Butler Stadium and UMMC Sites): Results are provided by text message and email. If you do not receive results within 72 hours, please call 1-866-333-2684.
  • Xpress COVID Testing (Kingwood Community Center and former Dave & Busters): Results are provided by email. If you don’t receive results within 72 hours, please call 210-571-1300 or email info@diagnosticgeeks.com