Edinburgh Regional COVID-19 test site extended to 7 March
Edinburgh Regional COVID-19 test site extended to 7 March

Edinburgh Regional COVID-19 test site extended to 7 March

Edinburgh’s regional COVID-19 test site will be open through March 7, the Hidalgo County Office of Emergency Management announced Monday.

The federal partnership for the program ends Monday at 7 p.m. 18:00, but the test site will continue a new partnership with the state from Tuesday, February 22 and will continue until March 7, officials said.

The site at Edinburg Municipal Park, located at 714 S. Raul Longoria, has been open since mid-January. More than 5,200 tests have been administered.

Residents are still encouraged to pre-register online, but can also register on site.

To sign up for an appointment, click here.

The site will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day of the week.

Residents will be administered a saliva-based PCR test with results emailed within 72 hours. People are asked not to eat, drink or use mouthwash or tobacco within 30 minutes of testing.

Tests are free for all ages, but children must be accompanied by a parent.

The entrance to the test site is at the intersection of South Raul Longoria Road and East Sprague Street.


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