Dallas County Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Information
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Testing Locations

Criteria for Testing

What are the criteria for getting tested at a drive-thru location?

Updated April 29, 2020

  • Must have temperature of 99.6 or higher and shortness of breath or cough; OR
  • Anyone 65-years-old or older; OR
  • Anyone with chronic health issues (diabetes, asthma, heart issues, etc.); OR
  • Any first responders, DART drivers, healthcare workers, grocery store and essential retail store workers


Location of Drive-Thru Testing Sites

Where are the drive-thru testing sites located?

What time are the sites open?

Both drive-thru testing sites will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Please note, due to limited supply, there are only 500 tests per day, per site. Locations will close when tests are depleted.

Parkland Hospital location - by appointment only for current Parkland patients:

  • Parkland Hospital offers drive-thru testing by appointment only for current Parkland patients who meet the medically necessary criteria with a Parkland physician’s order
  • First responders and healthcare workers can also be tested at this location. 
  • Parkland patients can contact the COVID-19 Patient Line at 214-590-8060.

Test Results?

How long does it take to get test results?

  • It will take 3 days to get test results back. People should follow their doctor’s instructions during that waiting time.

COVID-19 Hotline Information

Are there any coronavirus hotlines? 

  • Questions about COVID-19 can be answered by calling 211 or going online