8 New Virus Testing Spots at El Paso Walmart Stores
If you're looking to get a COVID-19 test, your options just opened up. There are currently 30 different testing sites in the city of El Paso, and there are about to be 8 more. All 8 of these will be located at Walmart's. The addresses of the new places:
- 1551 N. Zaragoza RD. 79936
- 101 E. Redd RD 79932
- 3000 Saul Kleinfeld DR 79936
- 10301 Alameda AVE Socorro 79927
- 4716 Hondo Pass DR 79904
- 10840 Martin Luther King Jr. BLVD. 79934
- 3590 N. Zaragoza RD. 79938
- 1110 Sunland Park DR 79922
They don't have dates and hours of operation for these new testing sites, but those are expected to be available soon.
You can always keep up to date with the latest El Paso COVID-19 numbers at KLAQ.com. As of this morning there were 237 new COVID-19 cases in the Sun City. This brings the total cases in El Paso up to 9,953. And with 5 new COVID-19 related deaths, the El Paso total now sits at 157.
The numbers can look scary, but the biggest thing to remember is, just follow the rules and guidelines. Seriously. Wear a mask, practice social distancing, and wash your hands thoroughly. It's not that hard. Of course this doesn't completely eliminate any threat of getting COVID-19 but it does lower your odds.
Are you guaranteed to survive any car accident just by wearing a seat belt? No. But you greatly increase your odds of survival. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that back in 2017, seat belts saved approximately 14,995 lives. It also said that seat belt usage was at 90.7% in 2019. Is it guaranteed to save your life? No, but you wear a seat belt because it increases the odds of you getting home safely.