| Covid-19 | Jul 13, 2020

HHS Launches ‘Surge’ COVID-19 Testing in Hotspot Jurisdictions in Florida, Louisiana and Texas

HHS announced free COVID-19 testing in select COVID-19 hotspots—Jacksonville, Florida; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and Edinburg, Texas. Temporary surge testing sites will be set up beginning on July 7 and offer 5,000 tests per day in each of these communities by July 19. Testing will be available to all individuals five years and older regardless if symptoms are present or if individuals are residents of the communities.