Parkland Health & Hospital System distributed a press release this morning stating that at mid-day today on Monday, March 16, the hospital would offer drive-through COVID-19 testing by appointment only for current Parkland patients who meet the medical criteria with a Parkland physician’s order. Parkland patients can contact the COVID-19 Patient Line at 214-590-8060.
While Parkland anticipates expanding its capacity in the future, this service is only available to current Parkland patients. Unscheduled, drop-in appointments for the general public will not be available at this time.
Parkland officials are asking residents to not come to the Emergency Room or Urgent Care Emergency Center for a testing appointment.
For further updates about COVID-19, please view:
• Dallas County Health and Human Services at https://www.dallascounty.org/departments/dchhs/2019-novel-coronavirus.php;
• the Texas Department of Health and Human Services website at https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/;
• The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html;
• And Parkland at www.parklandhospital.com.