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COVID-19 Mobile Test Collection Coming to Newton Thursday, April 30

On Thursday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mobile Test Collection is coming to Newton.  The COVID-19 testing will be held at the Newton County Fairgrounds on 1015 Court Street.

You will be screened if you have: fever and/or chills, cough, fatigue, body aches, muscle or joint pain, shortness of breath, sore throat, headaches, vomiting, diarrhea, nasal congestion, loss of taste and/or smell.  To register visit or call 512-883-2400.  Tests are conducted by appointment only.


  1. Margie Nissen on April 30, 2020 at 9:12 am

    Is this testing just for people with current symptoms of COVID19? Or is it also to test to see if a person might have antibodies from previously having the virus?

    • Editor on April 30, 2020 at 10:49 am

      We understand it to be testing for the virus, not the antibodies.
      Thank you!
      Newton County News

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