Here’s a list of free, COVID-19 testing sites in Houston and Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Brazoria and Galveston counties.

HOUSTON — There are several free, drive-thru coronavirus test sites in the Greater Houston Area and some will test with or without symptoms.
Houston and Harris County

The Texas Division of Emergency Management and the department will open five drive-thru test sites June 22-27:
• Willow Ridge High School, 16301 Chimney Rock Rd.,
• NRG Green Lot, 1 Reliant Park,
• HCC-Northeast Campus, 555 Community College Dr.
• HCC – South Campus, 1990 Airport Blvd., and
• Kingwood Park Community Center, 4102 Rustic Woods Dr.
TDEM sites require appointments, available by calling 512-883-2400 or visiting txcovidtest.org. The sites will open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Houston Health Department has two COVID-19 drive-thru sites and they have broadened testing to include anyone. The tests are free.
People can call the department’s COVID-19 call center at 832-393-4220 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. to receive a unique identification code and instructions on where to go for testing and how to obtain their test results.

HCPH encourages residents to get tested for COVID-19 if you feel you have it or have been in contact with someone who tested positive. We are prioritizing our first responders and healthcare professionals, especially those who work with vulnerable populations such as nursing homes, to seek testing as well. To sign up for COVID-19 testing, please visit http://covcheck.hctx.net/.
Schedule an appointment via phone: 832-927-7575
From there you will get access to a testing site near you.

Call 832-927-7575 for appointments

Bay Area Community Center
5002 E. NASA Pkwy in Seabrook
Monday-Saturday (CLOSED Wednesdays) 8a-Hayes Elementary School
21203 Park Timbers Ln, Katy, TX 77450
Monday-Saturday (CLOSED Thursdays) 8a-3p

Lone Star College North Harris
2700 W W Thorne Dr, Houston, TX 77073
Mon – Sat (CLOSED Wednesday) 8a -3p

Lone Star College Tomball
700 Graham Dr., Tomball
Monday-Saturday (CLOSED Friday) 8a-3p

Pridgeon Stadium
11355 Falcon Rd A, Houston, TX 77065
Mon – Sun 11a – 7p

San Jacinto College Central
8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, TX 77505
Mon – Sun 10a – 7p

San Jacinto College North
5500 Uvalde Rd., Houston
Tuesday, Wednesday from 8a -3p

St. Leo the Great Catholic Church
2131 Lauder Rd., Houston
Monday-Friday, 8a-3p

CVS has opened COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Texas.
Patients must register in advance at CVS.com to schedule an appointment beginning Friday, May 22.
The new CVS testing sites in the Houston area:
• CVS Pharmacy, 26265 Northwest Freeway, Cypress, TX 77433
• CVS Pharmacy, 12550 Louetta Road, Cypress, TX 77429
• CVS Pharmacy, 15010 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079
• CVS Pharmacy, 1003 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX 77006
• CVS Pharmacy, 5402 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77056
• CVS Pharmacy, 2469 Bay Area, Houston, TX 77058
• CVS Pharmacy, 5603 FM1960 W, Houston, TX 77069
• CVS Pharmacy, 1000 Elgin Street, Houston, TX 77004
• CVS Pharmacy, 6079 State Highway 6 North, Houston, TX 77084
• CVS Pharmacy, 12601 Tomball Parkway, Houston, TX 77086
• CVS Pharmacy, 11600 FM 1960 West, Houston, TX 77065
• CVS Pharmacy, 5510 West Orem Drive, Houston, TX 77045• CVS Pharmacy, 19715 Tomball Parkway, Houston, TX 77070
• CVS Pharmacy, 4150 North Shepherd Street, Houston, TX 77018

• CVS Pharmacy, 5725 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston, TX 77041
• CVS Pharmacy, 2828 Spears Road, Houston, TX 77067
• CVS Pharmacy, 4451 West Fuqua Road, Houston, TX 77045
• CVS Pharmacy, 12502 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77024
• CVS Pharmacy, 5610 Spencer Highway, Pasadena, TX 77505
• CVS Pharmacy, 5002 West Main Street, League City, TX 77573
• CVS Pharmacy, 2232 Repsdorph Road, Seabrook, TX 77586
• CVS Pharmacy, 25110 Grogans Mill Road, Spring, TX 77380
• CVS Pharmacy, 8754 Spring Cypress Road, Spring, TX
• CVS Pharmacy, 3923 Garth Road, Baytown, TX 77521
• CVS Pharmacy, 5430 Bissonnet Street, Bellaire, TX 77081
• CVS Pharmacy, 2326 61st Street, Galveston, TX 77551
You’ll find the complete list of CVS testing sites in Texas here.

Walgreens will offer free COVID-19 testing at these Houston and Harris County locations, beginning June 23.:
• 20903 Highland Knolls Drive, Katy, TX 77450
• 24809 Aldine Westfield Road, Spring, TX 77373
• 12312 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble, TX 77346
• 11242 S Gessner Dr, Houston, TX 77071
• 9700 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX, 77096

These locations continue to offer free tests:
• 14531 Westheimer
• 101 West Southmore Avenue

Note: The Westheimer location does not show up on most online map services because it is a closed location. Walgreens is re-opening that site to conduct testing.)
These sites will provide drive-up COVID-19 testing through a self-administered nasal swab, at no cost to the patient. The guidelines for being tested at each of these sites align with HHS guidelines where testing is being prioritized for individuals that have symptoms and are/have:
• Healthcare worker with symptoms
• First responder with symptoms
• 65 or older with symptoms
• Those with pre-existing health condition with symptoms

U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has teamed up with United Memorial Medical Center to open these free testing sites in the Houston area.People who wish to get tested at these locations must bring a photo ID and insurance, if available. The sites do not require people to have symptoms to get tested and you don’t need an apppointment.• 510 W. Tidwell Road (UMMC Tidwell) — Open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• 7525 Tidwell Road (Forest Brook Middle School) — Open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• 6900 Scott (Cullen Middle School) – Open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • 801 Regional Park Dr. (Griggs School) – Open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • 6400 High Star Dr., Southwest Multi-Service Center, M-F, 9 a.m.to 4p
  • 6815 Rustic St., building b, HCC Eastside Campus parking garage) Weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Legacy Branard, 401 Branard St., Level 3
Legacy Deer Park Center St., 3430 Center St., Deerpark
Legacy Fifth Ward, 3811 Lyons Ave.
Legacy Lyons, 3811 Lyons Ave.
Legacy Mapleridge, 6550 Mapleridge Street, Ste. 106
Legacy Montrose, 1415 California St.
Legacy Northline, 5598-A1 North Freeway, Northtown Plaza
Legacy Santa Clara, 5616 Lawndale St., Ste A108
Legacy San Jacinto, 4301 Garth Suite 400, Baytown
Legacy Sharpstown, 6677 Rookin
Legacy Southwest, 6441 High Star Dr.
Legacy Central Beaumont, 450 North 11th St

Legacy asks that you please call (832) 548-5226 first with any questions before arriving.


Free tests only at these two locations:

Katy: 6445 FM 1463, Suite 230

Cypress: 9740 Barker Cypress, Suite 108

Patients will need to have an AFC TeleCare visit first for the screening process. AFC Urgent Care will also come to businesses to test employees for a “small hourly fee” to cover the cost of their doctors. Any businesses that are interested in doing the onsite testing for their employees, can call Brian Faulk at 713-247-9344


Walmart is administering coronavirus tests at nine of its Walmart Supercenters and Walmart Neighborhood Markets throughout the Greater Houston area. They will be testing first responders, health care providers and other customers with symptoms of COVID-19.Beginning June 12, drive-thru testing sites will open at the following locations:

12353 FM 1960 Rd W, Houston, TX

• 13003 Tomball Pkwy, Houston, TX
• 111 Yale St, Houston, TX
• 5655 E Sam Houston Pkwy N, Houston, TX
• 9235 N Sam Houston Pkwy E, Humble, TX
• 3506 Highway 6 S, Houston, TX
These drive-thru sites are open 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays. The customer must be in a vehicle and walk-ins are not allowed.
Appointments must be made through eTrueNorth’s online portal at www.DoINeedaCOVID19test.com, which will screen individuals to ensure they meet CDC eligibility for testing.
For questions regarding testing, call 800-635-8611.
Beginning June 16, Walmart Neighborhood Market pharmacy drive-thru windows will offer COVID-19 testing at the following locations:

• 11425 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX
• 8208 Barker Cypress Rd, Cypress, TX
• 2165 Northpark Dr, Kingwood, TX

These drive-thru testing sites are open 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Testing is only available for adults aged 18 or older.
You must make an appointment through Quest’s MyQuestTM online portal, www.MyQuestCOVIDTest.com, which will screen and schedule appointments for those individuals that meet medical eligibility for the testing sites.
Any questions regarding testing and appointments, please call Quest’s dedicated COVID-19 line at 866-448-7719.

Kroger continues free mobile drive-thru testing sites at two locations in the Houston area.
You must take a COVID-19 assessment online before getting tested at one of the sites. You can access the assessment tool here.
Once the site determines you need to get tested, you will be asked to schedule an appointment and choose a testing location near you. You will be asked to activate a patient portal where your results will be delivered.
PLEASE NOTE: You will need to bring your I.D. with you in order to get tested.

Fort Bend County
Sugar Land: The tests are being done weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m
Appointments required: To schedule an appointment for either site, click on this link and fill out your information. If you do not have internet access, you can call (281) 238-2363 weekdays from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Following the pre-screening, a representative will be in contact to provide an identification code, appointment day, time and testing site address. 

Residents with appointments should bring their unique ID code to the testing site. Testing is done without residents leaving their vehicles and the results are available in three to five days. Each site has the capacity to do 200 tests per day.

Montgomery County sites
Walmart is providing free testing on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at three locations in Montgomery County.

• 20310 US 59, New Caney, TX 77357
• 18700 Highway 105 W., Conroe, TX 77356
• 1025 Sawdust Rd., Spring, TX 77380

Appointments must be made through eTrueNorth’s online portal at www.DoINeedaCOVID19test.com, which will screen individuals to ensure they meet CDC eligibility for testing.

Galveston County testing sites
Galveston County is partnering with UTMB to offer free COVID-19 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 more information on COVID-19, please contact the health district’s information line at 409.938.7221, open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Brazoria County
Brazoria County has opened a free COVID-19 testing site at the Brazoria County Fairgrounds located at 901 S. Downing Street. May 26-29 only.
You must get pre-screened before showing up to the testing site. For prescreening, please call 281-824-1480. If you meet the criteria for testing you will be issued a patient ID (PID) and directed to the Angleton Fairgrounds Testing Center. You will be asked to show your PID as the testing site.  There are no other free sites, according to the Brazoria County website, but some are “income based.” At the following locations, arrangements must be made in advance and all visits are treated as regular provider visits.
Community Health Network (formerly Stephen F Austin)
Cost is income-based. Must be pre-screened by calling 281-824-1480, press 2

• Freeport Community Health Center 905 N. Gulf Blvd., Freeport
• Adoue Family Health Center 1111 W. Adoue, Alvin
• 77511 Scarsdale Family Health Center 10851 Scarsdale Blvd. Suite 160, Houston

Houston Methodist Emergency Care Center Pearland; 713-363-8020; 11525 Broadway St, Pearland

Next Level Urgent Care Pearland: 281-783-8162 8325: Broadway St, Suite 220, Pearland (Only testing high-risk patients)
Options Urgent Care; 979-285-2273; 208 Oak Dr. S.; Lake Jackson
UTMB Health Access Center; 979-849-6467; After hours: 409-772-2222; 136 E Hospital Dr., Angleton

Chambers County testing site
Registration is open now for free COVID-19 testing in Chambers County.
You must register first by calling 512-883-2400 or online via TXCOVIDTEST.ORG

The testing is for:
• Chambers County Residents (symptomatic)
• Over Age 65

• Healthcare Workers/First Responders
Testing location – White’s Park located at 222 White Park Rd #220, Wallisville, TX 77597.
The testing center is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday starting May 3.
You must pre-register to get an appointment time.
On June 23, Chambers County announced two free mobile COVID-19 testing sites will be available to residents in the coming days.
The locations, date and time will be released 24 hours in advance of testing. Citizens are encouraged to follow Chambers County Public Health social media accounts and check the Chambers County website regularly for updated information.