EOC provides alternative testing sites in Port Arthur and Orange County

Published 5:10 pm Wednesday, April 29, 2020

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BEAUMONT, Texas – The Southeast Texas Regional Emergency Operations Center has announced alternative COVID-19 testing sites in Port Arthur and Orange County.

COVID-19 tests will be provided at the alternative testing sites and will only be available for residents of that area as follows:


May 5, 2020 and May 12, 2020

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Orange County Convention and Expo Center

11475 FM 1442

Orange, Texas 77630



May 6, 2020

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Bob Bowers Civic Center

3401 Cultural Drive

Port Arthur, Texas 77642

Testing will be performed by appointment only.  Only 100 appointments will be scheduled at each location.  To schedule an appointment, please call 409-550-2536.   You do not have to have COVID-19 symptoms to request testing but you will have to show proof of residency to be tested at the alternative testing sites.  The Call Center is open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Testing is FREE.