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Answer the call to participate in COVID-19 Prevalence Study

Posted Aug. 26, 2020

Help health officials understand the spread of COVID-19 and learn how to protect the community. Watch the mail for an invitation letter about the DFW COVID-19 Prevalence Study from UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources and respond ASAP.

The study looks into why some are affected more than others and how many people have had COVID-19 (including those without symptoms).

The City of Fort Worth is helping to sponsor the study by contributing $1 million in CARES Act funds.

If you are one of the 45,000 Dallas or Tarrant county residents invited to participate, you’ll receive free testing for COVID-19 and its antibodies. With convenient and safe testing locations spread out across Tarrant County, study participants can get easy access to PCR testing for the presence of active virus and for COVID-19 antibodies. These testing locations are for survey participants who are selected to participate in the prevalence study.

Learn more online. Email for information in Spanish.

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