COVID-19 testing locations in Orange County
By Dawn Burleigh
As the numbers of COVID-19 increases in Orange County, more residents are wondering where to go to get tested.
Stand-alone emergency centers throughout the area are providing testing by appointment only. The cost of the test varies by insurance where some policies will cover the cost and some require a deductible.
One may also contact their primary care physician for testing as well.
Mobile testing site are scheduled as well and the testing is free.
Testing for COID-19 will be at the old National Guard Armory at 4103 Meeks Drive in Orange on Sunday, July 12 from 8 a.m. -4 p.m.
Testing will also be held on Wednesday, July 16 and Thursday, July 16, form 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Orange County Convention and Expo Center located at 11475 FM 1442 in Orange.
Anyone is eligible for testing and no pre-registration is required. They will have to register when they get there.
Persons will be screened for:
- Fever and/or chills
- Cough (dry or productive)
- Body aches/muscle or joint pain
- Shortness of breath
- Sore throat
- Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
- Nasal congestion
- Loss of taste and/or smell