"Stop, Swab & Go" Coronavirus Testing Event Extended

LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - The “Stop, Swab & Go” COVID-19 testing program will be extended an additional week at two drive-thru sites in the Las Vegas Valley – Texas Station Hotel & Casino and Fiesta Henderson. Hours of operation will be 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21 to Friday, Sept. 26.

Through Friday, Sept. 18 this week, the program is operating at four locations in the Las Vegas Valley and a location in Mesquite. A “Stop, Swap and Go” operation opened today at Eldorado High School, 1139 Linn Lane, near Nellis Boulevard and Washington Avenue. A drive-thru site is located in the school’s parking lot, and walk-up testing is available in the school gym.

Hours of operation for all four “Stop, Swab and Go” sites operating this week are 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. The tests are free, self-administered nasal swabs. No proof of health insurance is required. The tests are available to anyone who wants to be tested, whether people have symptoms or not, including families and children. The public can register online for appointments at www.DoINeedaCOVID19Test.com.

Those who arrive without appointments can register on site upon arrival.An on-site registration area is set up in the Eldorado High School gym for those who may need to register on-site and don’t have computer access at home.

The list of “Stop, Swab & Go” locations is:

  • Fiesta Henderson Hotel and Casino, 777 W. Lake Mead Pkwy. in Henderson, 89015
  • Texas Station Hotel and Casino, 2101 Texas Star Lane in North Las Vegas, 89032
  • Sam Boyd Stadium, 7000 E. Russell Road, 89122
  • Eldorado High School, 1139 Linn Lane, 89110
  • City of Mesquite Streets Division Garage, 725 Hardy Way, Mesquite, Nev., 89027. (Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to noon Sept. 14, 15, 16 and 17.)

The “Stop, Swab & Go” sites at Texas Station and Fiesta Henderson are operating in parking garages. The Sam Boyd site has a drive-thru set up in its parking lot, and offers an additional walk-up testing area inside the stadium’s concourse. The Mesquite site is drive thru. Most people are being processed through the sites in less than 10 minutes with or without appointments.