COVID-19 testing sites close due to cold weather

4 months 5 days 4 hours ago Thursday, January 20 2022 Jan 20, 2022 January 20, 2022 9:46 PM January 20, 2022 in News - Local

The cold weather hitting the Rio Grande Valley caused some COVID-19 testing sites to shut down on Thursday.

Testing sites in Pharr, Edinburg, and San Juan closed due to the cold weather on Thursday.

The FEMA testing site in Edinburg will be closed Friday. Officials say appointments set for Friday, Jan. 21, will be moved to Saturday, Jan. 22.

The FEMA testing site in Brownsville will delay its opening on Friday. The site at the Brownsville Sports Park will now open at 11 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. Those with appointments scheduled for Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. through 11 a.m. will receive an email notifying them of their new appointment time, according to a news release.

The UT Health RGV drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites will be closed on Friday and through the weekend. It will reopen Monday as scheduled. 

Staff is working to reschedule those who already have an appointment for Friday. Someone will contact you to reschedule your appointment, according to a news release. 

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