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UPDATE: The city of Burnet COVID-19 testing site is now by appointment only. Click the link to make an appointment. It is closed Monday, Jan. 17, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

PREVIOUS REPORTING: With COVID-19 testing difficult to come by, the Burnet Fire Department has launched a testing site at its facility, 2002 S. Water St. (U.S. 281) in Burnet. The $25 tests are available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday by appointment only.

You can pay with cash or credit card. Officials ask that you bring the exact amount of cash.

The site is using a BD Veritor System for rapid detection of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Call the fire department at 512-756-2662 for more information about its testing.

To find other COVID-19 testing sites, visit the Texas Department of State Health Services’ testing information webpage moderates all comments. Comments with profanity, violent or discriminatory language, defamatory statements, or threats will not be allowed. The opinions and views expressed here are those of the person commenting and do not necessarily reflect the official position of or Victory Media Marketing.

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