Free COVID-19 Testing in McLennan County

  • Governor Greg Abbott announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is partnering with the State of Texas and local officials to offer temporary COVID-19 surge or community testing in McLennan County. 

    Anyone who suspects they may have Coronavirus (COVID-19), or thinks they may have been exposed to it, is encouraged to be tested. They do not have to have symptoms to be tested. For additional information, please visit the testing page at covidwaco.com.

    Community Testing

    Pre-registration is required. You will receive a voucher after you register. Please bring a copy of the voucher to the testing site. If you do not have access to a printer, you can complete the form or print it out at any of the four Waco Libraries or three Community Centers locations at no charge.  Waco Transit will be providing free transit rides to anyone going to or from a testing site for testing. Note: Do not eat, drink or brush your teeth for 30 minutes prior to the test.  

    February 23

    McLennan Community College
    4601 N 19th St
    Parking Lot N
    Drive-thru clinic
    Saliva test registration - Do not eat, drink or brush your teeth for 30 minutes prior to the test.
    Hours: 8 am - 5 pm

    Waco Multi-Purpose Center
    1020 Elm Ave
    Walk-up clinic
    Saliva test registration - Do not eat, drink or brush your teeth for 30 minutes prior to the test.
    Hours: 8 am - 5 pm

    February 24

    McLennan Community College
    4601 N 19th St
    Parking Lot N
    Drive-thru clinic
    Saliva test registration - Do not eat, drink or brush your teeth for 30 minutes prior to the test.
    Hours: 8 am - 5 pm

    February 25-26

    McLennan Community College
    4601 N 19th St
    Parking Lot N
    Drive-thru clinic
    Saliva test registration - Do not eat, drink or brush your teeth for 30 minutes prior to the test.
    Hours: 8 am - 5 pm

    Waco Multi-Purpose Center
    1020 Elm Ave
    Walk-up clinic
    Saliva test registration - Do not eat, drink or brush your teeth for 30 minutes prior to the test.
    Hours: 8 am - 5 pm