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Volunteers Needed For Texas CARES, COVID-19 Serological Testing, Survey Program
Oct19

Volunteers Needed For Texas CARES, COVID-19 Serological Testing, Survey Program

Texas CARES Could Help Determine How Many Have COVID-19 Antibodies, Potentially Some Degree of Immune Protection Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are partnering with Texas Department of State Health Services to launch the Texas Coronavirus Antibody Response Survey, Texas CARES, in an effort to help public health professionals and scientists better understand the spread of COVID-19 in Texas and...

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Free COVID-19 Testing Resumes In Sulphur Springs Today
Sep25

Free COVID-19 Testing Resumes In Sulphur Springs Today

Free COVID-19 testing resumes in Sulphur Springs today. However, the testing site has changed. Testing is now being conducted at Hopkins County Annex building, located at 128A Jefferson St., in Sulphur Springs. There were still 192 test slots available at 3:51 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, with testing available as early as 3:56 p.m. There are no requirements for testing, but registration is conducted online at GoGetTested.com. Those testing...

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Free COVID-19 Testing Offered At Civic Center
Sep15

Free COVID-19 Testing Offered At Civic Center

Free COVID-19 testing is offered at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Saturday, September 19, 2020, according to Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials. Since testing resumed at the Civic Center on Sept. 7, 380 tests have been performed at the Civic Center. The tests are molecular swab tests. Sample of the registration link on GoGetTested.com Symptoms or direct exposure...

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Free COVID-19 Testing Offered At Hopkins County Civic Center This Week
Sep07

Free COVID-19 Testing Offered At Hopkins County Civic Center This Week

Free COVID-19 testing will be offered again from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday this week at Hopkins County Regional Civic Center, Hopkins County Emergency Management officials announced. No symptoms are required. Children may be tested, provided they are accompanied by parent or guardian. To register, go online to GoGetTested.com Free COVID-19 Testing

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Free COVID-19 Testing Available In Sulphur Springs
Aug20

Free COVID-19 Testing Available In Sulphur Springs

Free COVID-19 testing will be available in Sulphur Springs starting at 1 p.m. today (Aug. 20) at Hopkins County Regional Civic Center, according to local emergency management officials. The oral swab testing will then be offered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day except Sunday. COVID-19 symptoms are not required for testing. Online registration at GoGetTested.com is required for the free COVID-19 testing in Sulphur Springs, but should...

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HCHD Will No Longer Provide COVID-19 Testing Reports
Aug14

HCHD Will No Longer Provide COVID-19 Testing Reports

If you’re curious about how many COVID-19 tests are being conducted in Hopkins County, don’t expect to receive any local updates anytime soon. Hopkins County Hospital District Hopkins County Hospital District will no longer be providing testing updates. HCHD COO/EMS Director Brent Smith, in a news release distributed by Hopkins County Emergency Management Friday afternoon, cited the numerous testing variables as obstacles...

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Hopkins County COVID-19 July 17 Testing Update: 1,573 Tested, 1,362 Negative, 104 Pending
Jul17

Hopkins County COVID-19 July 17 Testing Update: 1,573 Tested, 1,362 Negative, 104 Pending

A new record was set over the last week for number of new positive COVID-19 cases, with 26 new cases reported as of the regular Hopkins County COVID-19 testing report prepared by Hopkins County Hospital District COO/EMS Director Brent Smith at 10:30 a.m. July 17. However, as was the case 1 week ago, that number, had increased within a few hours of the July 17 report, with the announcement of additional cases by Hopkins County...

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Texas A&M System Inks Deal For Free COVID-19 Testing For All Students, Faculty And Staff
Jul16

Texas A&M System Inks Deal For Free COVID-19 Testing For All Students, Faculty And Staff

COMMERCE, Texas — Students, faculty and staff at all 11 Texas A&M System universities across the state will soon have quick and easy access to free testing for COVID-19. Texas A&M System logo “Ensuring the health and safety of our students is our top priority,” said John Sharp, chancellor of the Texas A&M University System. “Facilitating increased accessibility and availability of COVID-19 testing will help us mitigate the...

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Hopkins County COVID-19 Testing Update: 1,050 Negative, 83 Positive, 381 Pending
Jul11

Hopkins County COVID-19 Testing Update: 1,050 Negative, 83 Positive, 381 Pending

Over the last 8 days, there have been 381 additional tests conducted for Hopkins County residents; 16 tests results were positive and 59 negative for COVID-19, according to data reported by Hopkins County Emergency Management officials and the weekly Hopkins County COVID-19 testing updates provided by Hopkins County Hospital District COO/EMS Director Brent Smith. Hopkins County COVID-19 cases and recoveries since March Ten of the 16...

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Free Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing Offered Today
Jul08

Free Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing Offered Today

Free walk-up COVID-19 testing is currently being offered at Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Testing started at 9 a.m. today (July 8). No pre-registration is required, just show up and walk up to the testing site. Testing is scheduled through 4 p.m., however, test administrators only have enough oral swabs to conduct 300 tests. So tests will be administered on a first-come, first-served basis, until the end of the testing period...

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