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El Paso COVID-19 Testing

Release of Isolation: Residents should follow CDC Guidelines and City of El Paso Health Department Guidelines. If you have tested positive for COVID-19, you are asked to isolate for at least 5 DAYS after your symptoms begin or 5 DAYS after testing positive if you had no symptoms. Remain at home until symptoms have improved AND you have had no fever for the last 24 hours, without the use of fever reducing medication AND wear a mask around others for 10 days from initial symptoms/positive test. If need a Release of Isolation Letter, please click on this link and fill out the form. If you need to speak to someone to determine your release of isolation date, please call 915-212-7833 or 915-212-6520 for any information Covid-19 related.

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At-Home Testing Kits

As the federal government has discontinued the free at-home COVID-19 test kit program there are still options avialable to recieve free at-home COVID-19 test kits with health insurance. As always, check with your health insurance on at-home test kit coverage.

If you do not have health insurance the city offers free COVID-19 testing at the locations below.



El Paso COVID-19 Testing Locations

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, chills, cough, fatigue, body aches, muscle or joint pain, shortness of breath, sore throat, headaches, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, nasal congestion, and loss of taste and/or smell.

Whether symptomatic or asymptomatic (no symptoms), the community is encouraged to get tested if they have been or suspect to have been exposed to COVID-19.

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Residents are able to request at-home testing kits from the federal government via CovidTests.gov and are reminded to please report positive test results via the Self-Reporting Form.


El Paso Testing Locations Map

Location dates, times, and appointment requirements are listed in the information above.

CVS and Walgreens testing locations are not listed below as their locations are subject to change. Please use the following links to view and schedule an appointment.

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