Friday, January 27, 2023

Test, Vax, Mask

test, vaccine, and mask

COVID-19 Tests    

Another round of FREE mail-order COVID-19 test kits is available online. Each household can order four tests through

The APH Neighborhood Services Unit has free COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits available for pickup at Neighborhood Centers, while supplies last.  

Rosewood Zaragosa Neighborhood Center - Central East Austin  
2800 Webberville Road, Austin, TX 78702  

South Austin Neighborhood Center - South Austin  
2508 Durwood Street, Austin, TX  78704  

St. John Community Center - Northeast Austin  
7500 Blessing Avenue, Austin, TX  78752  

East Austin Neighborhood Center - East Austin  
211 Comal Street, Austin, TX 78702  

Montopolis Community Center - Southeast Austin  
1200 Montopolis Drive, Austin, TX 78741  

Blackland Neighborhood Center - Central East Austin  
2005 Salina Street, Austin, TX  78722  

The APH Information Line (512-972-5560) offers callers information regarding testing options, including directions to a primary care provider for an in-person or virtual visit, going to an urgent care clinic, taking an at-home test or providing a list of area retailers that offer COVID-19 testing and at-home kits.  

Testing is available at private and nonprofit sites throughout Austin, including pharmacies, hospitals and urgent care centers. If you have private insurance, contact your doctor’s office or insurer to learn more about your assessment and testing options. Here are two more resources to find nearby community-based testing available at low or no cost:  

Note: If you are testing with a COVID-19 at-home testing kit and receive a positive result, you can report it using APH'’s online reporting form.     

Vaccine Providers   

Shots for Tots/Big Shots Clinics (By appointment only) 

Austin Public Health offers immunizations, COVID-19 vaccines and flu shots to children who are uninsured or Medicaid recipients – by appointment only. 
Learn more and make an appointment

Mobile Vaccine Program 

The Mobile Vaccination Program (MVP) offers COVID-19 vaccinations for specific groups in community-identified locations.  

If you are interested in scheduling a pop-up clinic at your facility, please complete this Austin Public Health Mobile Vaccination Request form.  

Have questions about the Mobile Vaccination Program? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.  

Community Vaccine Events 


Saturday, January 28, 2023 

Willie Mae Kirk Branch | Austin Public Library 

Monday, January 30, 2023 

Gus Garcia Recreation Center 

CDC Website for Vaccine Providers 

Visit (or in Spanish) to find a COVID-19 vaccine provider near you. 

Free Masks (N-95 respirators)    

Use the CDC’s mask-locator tool to find pharmacies near you that provide FREE masks (N95 respirators). It does not show current inventories, so check with the location for availability.