Governor Abbott announces additional extension of federally-supported COVID-19 testing sites in Texas

JULY 12, 2020 – Governor Gregg Abbott today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has extended federal support of testing sites in Dallas and Houston through July 31. Governor Abbott previously secured an extension of these sites in June.

“The State of Texas is committed to providing ample testing resources as we work to contain the recent surge in COVID-19 cases,” said Governor Abbott. “Our continued collaboration with our federal partners is essential to our efforts. The extension of this program in Dallas and Houston will help secure more testing for Texans in these communities. There are over 900 testing sites across the state of Texas, and I urge Texans in need of a test to find a site nearest them.”

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From the Office of Governor Abbott, edited for publication in Blue Ribbon News. 

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