Judge KP George, Mattress Mack, and Other Officials Open New Covid-19 Testing Site in Richmond and Katy

Open New Covid-19 Testing Site in Richmond and Katy

Fort Bend County has universal COVID19 testing in all Four Precincts

WHAT: Press Conference about the opening Fort Bend County’s fourth and fifth COVID-19 testing sites in Richmond and Katy. The Richmond site is in the parking lot of the Gallery Furniture store. The Katy site is at Seven Lakes High School. These new sites mean the County has opened testing sites for residents in all five precincts of Fort Bend. The other three sites are in Rosenberg, Sugar Land and Missouri City. The expansion of testing in the County will help to better track the spread of the coronavirus as the state reopens for business. Full details on all the testing sites at this link.

WHEN: Friday, May 8 at 9:30 a.m.WHO:

Fort Bend County Judge KP George

Fort Bend County Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant

“Mattress Mack” Jim McIngvale, Gallery Furniture owner

U.S. Congressman Pete Olson

State Senator Lois Kolkhorst

Health and Human Services Director Dr. Jacquelyn Johnson Minter

Emergency Management Coordinator Mark Flathouse

AccessHealth CEO Mike Dotson

WHERE: Gallery Furniture – Inside Atrium | 7227 West Grand Parkway South, Richmond, TX 77407

Coverage Note: If you plan to attend, please email Xavier Herrera so the County can plan logistics to ensure social distancing practices. [email protected]

TEST SITE DETAILS: All the County sites have the same hours of operation and are free to residents. Details on all sites at this link. Like the others, the new Richmond and Katy testing sites require appointments. Fort Bend County residents can sign up online at this link or call (281) 238-2363 on weekdays 8 a.m to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. AccessHealth will be performing the tests and LabCorp will be providing the test kits as well as providing the test results. Testing is done without residents leaving their vehicles and the results are returned in three to five days. Each site has the capacity to do 200 tests per day.