Those in the Mission area wishing to get tested for the COVID-19 can do so Monday.
Hidalgo County announced Friday a mobile testing site will be housed in Mission for one day only at Diaz Villarreal Elementary School, located at 5543 N. La Homa Road in Mission. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The testing site is a joint effort between the La Joya school district, the Hidalgo County Emergency Management department and other entities, La Joya ISD spokeswoman Blanca Cantu said.
According to the release, testing will be done by appointment only and those interested can register online at TXCovidTest.org, or by calling (512) 883-2400. The phone line is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. Testing will be done by appointment only.
According to Cantu, more than 100 testing kits will be available.