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LIST | Where to get free COVID-19 vaccines, tests in McLennan, Bell Counties for anyone as young as 5-years-old

This list will be updated weekly, so please check back!

TEMPLE, Texas —


Saturday, Jan. 21:

  • Parkdale Elementary, 6400 Edmond Ave.
    • 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 22:

  • Ross Fire Department, 1586 Ross Rd.
    • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Waco-McLennan County Public Health District will host nine free COVID-19 vaccination clinics Jan. 24 to Jan. 28 (below). The Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer vaccines and boosters are available with Pfizer being available to children 5 to 11. Parents or a consenting adult must be present in order for a minor to get the vaccine. Walk-Ins are welcome and registration for a scheduled appointment is available at covidwaco.com.

Waco-McLennan County Public Health District, 225 W. Waco Dr.

  • Monday to Friday
  • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.
  • Walk-ins welcome

Monday, Jan. 24:

  • Goodwill Industries, 1700 S. New Rd.
    • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Alta Vista Elementary, 3637 Alta Vista Dr.
    • 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • You do not need to be a student

Tuesday, Jan. 25:      

  • Homeless Connect, 100 Washington Ave.
    • 8 p.m. to noon      
  • La Vega High School Cafeteria, 555 TX-340 Loop

Wednesday, Jan. 26:  

Thursday, Jan. 27:

  • Provident Heights Elementary School, 2415 Bosque Blvd.
    • 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. 
    • You do not need to be a student to attend this clinic
  • McGregor High School,903 Bluebonnet Parkway
    • 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
    • You do not need to be a student to attend this clinic

Friday, Jan. 28:

  • TSTC, 3801 Campus Dr.
    • 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • You do not need to be a student to attend this clinic

For weekly mobile vaccine clinic locations, click here. 

Other testing locations (must call and make an appointment)


The Texas Division of Emergency Management has a database of available testing locations here. You can also TEXT your zip code to 438829 to find a vaccine location near you.

Starting Jan. 15, every Monday through Sunday

  • Central Texas College - 6200 W Central Texas Expy
    • 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
    • Site only offers a saliva PCR test
    • Results are available within two to four days after testing

Until Jan. 21

  • Killeen Special Events Center - 3301 S. WS Young Dr.
    • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
    • Rapid Testing
    • Ages 6 years of age and older
  • Nolan Middle School- 505 E. Jasper Dr.
    • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Ages 6 year of age and older

Until Jan. 29 

  • Temple Fire & Rescue and the Texas Army National Guard - Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport
    • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • The site will be set up inside a hangar and will be accessible through the Aviation Business Park Entrance. This location change will allow the site to operate despite inclement weather conditions.
    • Ages 12 and up
    • Anyone interested in getting a COVID-19 test is encouraged to bring an ID. 
    • No registration is required.

For more information, visit www.killeenisd.org/COVID19_vaccine.

Individuals interested in receiving the vaccine should review the following information:

  • The walk-in clinics are available for anyone 5 years of age and older to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination. 
  • Please bring a vaccination card with you if you have one. 
  • Parents must be present for a child under age 18 to receive the vaccine. 
  • The second dose will be scheduled on-site after the first dose is received. 
  • Testing locations: https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/coronavirus/testing.aspx

On the Bell County Public Health District Website there is also a directive that can lead to a couple of options.


The Milam County Health Department has been doing and will continue to do at least two testing clinics a week on Mondays and Thursdays.

Friday, Jan.  21:

  • Buckholts Community Center- 110 W. Main St.  
    • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Ages 12 & up
    • Pfizer 12 & up & Moderna 18 & up
  • Gause United Methodist Church - 204 W. Walnut
    • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Ages 12 & up
    • Pfizer 12 & up & Moderna 18 & up


  • 1700 Brazos Ave., Rockdale, Texas
    • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


  • Cameron Volunteer Fire Department,1505 N Travis Ave, Cameron, Texas
    • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Please note: Testing locations are closed on holidays. 

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