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Legacy Community Health opens 3 coronavirus testing stations in Houston. They are asking people to call ahead before arriving at the testing sites. Houstonians now have three more options for coronavirus screening and testing. Legacy Community Health, a non-profit, opened three locations on Wednesday. "The screening is free, but testing for those who need it, is on a sliding fee scale."
Legacy Fifth Ward, 3811 Lyons Ave.
Legacy Montrose, 1415 California St.
Legacy Southwest, 6441 High Star Dr.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Chair of the Congressional Coronavirus Task Force, said free testing began March 19. She's urging residents to take advantage of the free testing. The free-of-charge testing will take place at:
United Memorial Medical Center, 510 West Tidwell
Days and Times: March 20: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Monday, March 23 - Friday, March 27: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Comp-U-Dopt is providing 60 laptops per day to families with children stuck at home, while also asking for donations to help bolster its dwindling inventory. Over the past 13 years, Comp-U-Dopt has delivered about 15,000 computers to Houston-area children, helping them continue their studies. Now, with the novel coronavirus pandemic causing the cancellation of in-person classes through at least mid-April, the small nonprofit faces dwindling inventory and huge demand fueled by educators alerting parents about the organization. Check out website for more information.