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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 —

MCLENNAN COUNTY

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 through Friday    

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

  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Saturday, Feb. 19:

  • Robinson’s Shepherd’s Heart Food Pantry, 106 W. Lyndale Dr.
    • 8 a.m. to noon    
  • University High School Cafeteria, 3201 S. New Rd.
    • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
    • You do not need to be a student to attend this clinic.

Monday, Feb. 21 :     

  • Goodwill Industries, 1700 S. New Rd.
  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Tuesday, Feb. 22:          

  • La Vega High School Cafeteria, 555 TX-340 Loop
  • 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.   
  • You do not need to be a student to attend this clinic.
  • Indian Spring Middle School, 500 University Dr.
  • 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
  •  You do not need to be a student to attend this clinic.   

   Wednesday, Feb. 23 :          

  • McGregor High School, 903 Bluebonnet Pkwy.
  • 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.   
  • You do not need to be a student to attend this clinic.
  • Lorena High School, 1 Leopard Way 
  • 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
  • You do not need to be a student to attend this clinic.

Thursday, Feb. 24:         

  • Waco High School Performing Arts Center, 2020 N. 42nd St.
  •  4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 
  • You do not need to be a student to attend this clinic.

 Saturday, Feb. 26:    

  • Robinson’s Shepherd’s Heart Food Pantry, 106 W. Lyndale Dr.
  • 8 a.m. to Noon       

  • Connally ISD High, 901 N. Lacy Dr.
  • 9 a.m. to 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)

BELL COUNTY

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.

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 Feb. 11 

  • Temple Fire & Rescue and the Texas Army National Guard, Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport (Temporarily close due to weather. The site is expected to reopen Friday, Feb. 4 at 10 a.m.) 
    • 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.

The City of Killeen has worked with partners to provide two, free COVID-19 testing centers this week. The sites are as follows:

  • Family Aquatics Testing Kiosk (1700 E. Stan Schlueter Loop, Killeen): Tuesday, Feb. 8 – Saturday, Feb. 12 from 8a.m. - 6p.m. (cur.tv/Killeen for appointments)
  • Central Texas College (1901 S. Clear Creek Road (Killeen): Monday, Feb. 7 – Sunday, Feb. 13 from 10a.m. – 7p.m. (DocsHealthTesting.com for appointments)

Feb. 12 and Feb. 19

Pittenger Fine Arts Center, 400 N. Wall St. 

  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • The walk-in clinics are available for anyone 5 years of age and older
  • Please bring a vaccination card with you if you have one.
  • Parents must be present for a child under age 18 
  • First and second vaccine doses are available for anyone 5 years of age or older. 
  • Booster vaccines are available for anyone 12 years of age or older. 

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.

MILAM COUNTY

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

Mondays

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

Thursdays 

  • 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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