Two testing centers to be offered in Bowie County


TEXARKANA — Bowie County is offering two different COVID-19 testing sites this week.

The first will be June 18-20 at Texarkana-Bowie Family Health Center from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. No appointment is necessary; the site is walk-in testing.

The second testing site will be on June 20 at #1 Trailhead Park Plaza at the pavilion in New Boston. The test will be no-cost, but an appointment will be required for the site. To register, the public is invited to call 512-883-2400 or visit

The Bowie County emergency operations center reports a total of 200 positive COVID-19 cases with 100 recoveries and 100 related deaths. In nearby Cass County, there have been 34 cases with 31 recoveries and two deaths. At the Barry B. Telford Unit, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice reports five active positive cases.

Residents in Bowie and Cass Counties are asked to follow Governor Greg Abbott’s orders and CDC guidelines on social distancing, hand washing, and sanitizing.

All businesses in Bowie County as asked to take part in the Economic Impact survey, which can be found here.

For the latest local information and updates, visit or call 903-255-5560. Here is a breakdown of the cases in Bowie County:

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bowie County (as of 6/15/20)
Total Cases in Bowie County 200
Ages (Bowie County Cases)
0-19 8
20-29 30
30-39 38
40-49 40
50-59 24
60-69 24
70-79 22
80+ 14
Gender (Bowie County Cases)
Male  92
Female  108