COVID-19 Facts & Resources
The CDC now recommends two additional options for how long quarantine should last for high risk exposures. Based on local availability of viral testing, for people without symptoms quarantine can end:
- On day 10 without testing
- On day 7 after receiving a negative test result
After stopping quarantine, people should:
- Watch for symptoms until 14 days after exposure.
- If they have symptoms, immediately self-isolate and contact their healthcare provider.
- Wear a mask, stay at least 6 feet from others, wash their hands, avoid crowds, and take other steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Duration of isolation and precautions
- For most persons with COVID-19 illness, isolation and precautions can generally be discontinued 10 days after symptom onset and resolution of fever for at least 24 hours, without the use of fever-reducing medications, and with improvement of other symptoms.
- For persons who never develop symptoms, isolation and other precautions can be discontinued 10 days after the date of their first positive RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 RNA.
Role of PCR testing after discontinuation of isolation or precautions
- For persons previously diagnosed with symptomatic COVID-19 who remain asymptomatic after recovery, retesting is not recommended within 3 months after the date of symptom onset for the initial COVID-19 infection.
COVID-19 TESTING LOCATIONS
COVID-19 Testing Available For Garland Residents
ADDITIONAL COVID-19 TESTING LOCATIONS
|Albertson's /SAV-On||5710 Broadway Blvd.||More Information|
|CareNow Urgent Care||5106 N. George Bush Highway||More Information|
|CareNow Urgent Care||565 W. I-30 Highway||More Information|
|CVS Pharmacy||1902 Pleasant Valley Rd.||More Information|
|CVS Pharmacy||1372 Belt Line Rd.||More Information|
|CVS Pharmacy||5702 Lavon Dr.||More Information|
|CVS Pharmacy||2510 W. Walnut St.||More Information|
|CVS Pharmacy||3044 South 1st St.||More Information|
|Exceptional Urgent Care||4555 W. Walnut St.||More Information|
|Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care||6520 N President George Bush Highway||More Information|
|MD Family Clinic||2636 W. Walnut St.||More Information|
|Tom Thumb||925 Northwest Highway||More Information|
|Tom Thumb||2535 Firewheel Parkway||More Information|
|Tom Thumb||2645 Arapaho Rd.||More Information|
|Urgent Care for Kids||7510 N. George Bush Highway||More Information|
|Medicos Family Clinic||1837 N. Garland Ave.||More Information|
|Parkland Garland Health Clinic|
Current Patients Only
|802 Hopkins St.||More Information|
|Bestcare Family Medical Center||4401 Broadway Blvd., Suite 1||More Information|
|COVID Clinic at Firewheel Town Center||For hours of operation and to locate the testing site in the center’s parking lot, please visit: covidclinic.org/testing-sites. ||More Information|
New Suicide Prevention Resource - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted rules to establish 988 as the new, nationwide, 3-digit phone number for Americans in crisis to connect with suicide prevention and mental health crisis counselors. Read the full FCC news release for details.
The American Red Cross has activated a Virtual Family Assistance Center for anyone who lost a loved one due to COVID-19.
211 Texas has activated a COVID-19 option within the 211 platform. 211 specialists across the state are available 24/7 to answer the most frequently asked questions. Visit www.211Texas.org.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has launched a statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress, or other emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This resource offers support for all Texans and can be reached any time day or night at 833-986-1919. More information on mental health resources and your local metal health authority can be found on HHSC’s website.
The Counseling Institute of Texas is offering grants for individuals and families impacted by COVID-19. Call 972-271-4300 or visit their website for details.