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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

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)

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.

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.

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.

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

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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