The Southeast Texas Regional Emergency Operations Center announced alternative COVID-19 testing sites in Port Arthur and Orange County beginning May 5. COVID-19 tests provided at the alternative testing sites will only be available for residents of that area. For Orange County, the Orange County Convention and Expo Center, 11475 FM 1442 in Orange, will open May 5, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Port Arthur residents will be seen at the Bob Bowers Civic Center, 3401 Cultural Drive in Port Arthur, on May 6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Testing will be performed by appointment only. Only 100 appointments will be scheduled at each location. To schedule an appointment, call (409) 550-2536 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Testing is free.