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Posted on: January 12, 2022

[ARCHIVED] New COVID Testing Site

New COVID testing site

Courtesy: City of Odessa -

The City of Odessa will have a partnership with DOCS Health to continue the mitigation of COVID-19 in our community. This will be the second COVID-19 testing site set up by the city with no out-of-pocket cost. A special thanks to The University of Texas Permian Basin for providing the testing space and continuing to partner with the City.
The first date of operation will be Thursday, January 13, 2022. Hours will be Monday thru Sunday from 9am-6pm. From January 13-16, the location will only have PCR tests available. On Monday January 17, the site will have both PCR tests and rapid antigen tests available. It will be a drive-through testing location, no appointments needed, however, online registration is available. Testing is subject to daily availability of material.
PCR test results are expected within 2-3 days in most cases and rapid test results will be a 15-20-minute wait at the site or you can receive your results via text message. Registration can be done at or you can register by texting DOCSTX to 41411. Health insurance information will be requested if available.
The testing site location will at the UTPB community sports fields parking lot located at 191 and Loop 338. The entrance will be located on the 191 access road (42nd street) and exit will be on Loop 338. Please follow all staff member directions at the site for a safe and efficient process.

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