Our Local Manatee & Sarasota COVID-19 State Testing Sites Are Closing This Saturday, May 15th. Florida to Close all State-Run Testing Sites by May 28th, 2021
The State of Florida -run COVID-19 testing sites in Manatee and Sarasota counties will shut down at the end of the day this Saturday, May 15th, 2021 as the Florida Division of Emergency Management moves to close all testing sites by the end of the month.
All state-run testing sites will close by Friday, May 28th, 2021.
The three state-run testing sites in Manatee and Sarasota are located at:
·Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Blvd, Palmetto.
·Sarasota Kennel Club, 5400 Bradenton Road, Sarasota.
·Robert L. Taylor Community Complex, 1845 34th St., Sarasota.
·Demand for testing has declined in the past several months as vaccines became widely available.
Testing will still be available at retail pharmacies, doctor’s offices and through local health department offices, however, as of now, that capacity is limited. It is expected to be expanded