The City of San Antonio, Bexar County, and the South Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC) operate a testing site for COVID-19 at Freeman Coliseum. An appointment is required. Complete the self-screening tool or call 210.233.5970 to register or register online.
For additional Free Drive-Thru and Curbside testing locations, please visit here for the map of complete COVID-19 testing sites.
The cost for testing should be covered by most insurance plans or through government-sponsored programs.
If you are tested at the Freeman Coliseum, the Texas MedClinic Drive-Thru site, or at a Walk-Up Testing Site hosted by Metro Health, STRAC will call you within 48-72 hours with your test results if your test result is positive. The call will be from a private number and three attempts will be made to reach you. You will receive a text message if your result is negative. The text message notification of a negative result will include a link to download a form that states the result is negative. This is a temporary link so download the form as soon as possible and save it for your records.
If you have not received your results within 72 hours, you can email email@example.com and provide your name and date of birth and your results will be emailed to you.
If you are tested at a private clinic or by your doctor, they will provide you with results. Results are not available from the COVID Hotline or through the Testing Hotline.
If you or someone in your household has tested positive for COVID-19, follow isolation and quarantine measures to minimize spread to others. If a member of a household tests positive, other members of the household should self-quarantine until 14 days after the person has recovered, and should consider themselves positive if they develop symptoms. They should also follow the isolation and quarantine measures found on the CDC website. Anyone who tests positive or is in contact with someone who tested positive should NOT go to work.
If your test for COVID-19 is negative and you do not have any symptoms, but someone in your household is positive, you should self-quarantine until 14 days after they have fully recovered. This is true unless you have no contact with the sick household member. However, like all residents of San Antonio and Bexar County, you must adhere to the Emergency Declaration No. 6 announced by Mayor Ron Nirenberg and County Judge Nelson Wolff on April 29,2020 . You should stay at home and only leave your home to take care of your basic needs, such as food, healthcare, and exercise. Even if you don’t feel sick, it’s still important to practice good hand hygiene and social distancing.