Hope Community Medicine, which has locations in Tenaha, Center and San Augustine, has announced they are active testing sites for COVID-19.

Those interested in getting tested are asked to first call their office before coming in.

Hope Community Medicine recommended people to call to get tested if they have a fever above 100.4 degrees, a cough, shortness of breath and persistent pain or pressure in the chest.

The clinic urged people to call them immediately if they have those symptoms in addition to having been in close contact with a laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 patient within 14 days of symptom onset or have a travel history from affected geographic areas within 14 days of symptom onset.

Those with severe difficulty breathing or who are in serious distress are advised to go straight to the emergency room.

Phone numbers to reach Hope Community Medicine offices are:

  • Tenaha — (936) 248-4673
  • Center — (936) 598-2716
  • San Augustine — (936)-275-4420