2 Sarasota COVID-19 Testing Sites - Are Now Closed on Saturday's
The Department of Health in Sarasota has announced some changes to hours of 2 local COVID-19 testing sites.
The COVID-19 testing sites at The RL Taylor Community Center in North Sarasota, just off US 301 ... and... Dallas White Park in North Port will suspend Saturday testing operations beginning Saturday, Oct 30, 2021.
The hours of operation for COVID testing at the former Kennel Club (along University Parkway, across from SRQ Airport)... and.... at Ed Smith Stadium, corner of Tuttle & 12th St. in Sarasota will remain unchanged.
Here is the complete list of Sarasota County Testing sites and hours:
Former Sarasota Kennel Club, 5400 Old Bradenton Rd, Sarasota. This drive-through site is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. offering rapid and PCR COVID-19 testing. This site is operated by Nomi Health.
Robert L. Taylor Community Complex parking lot, 1845 34th Street, Sarasota. This walk-up site is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PCR and Rapid COVID-19 testing is available throughout the day. This site is operated by Lab Services.
Dallas White Park, 5900 Greenwood Ave, North Port. This walk-up site is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PCR and Rapid COVID-19 testing is available throughout the day. This site is operated by Lab Services.
Ed Smith Stadium parking lot, 2700 12th Street, Sarasota. This drive-through COVID-19 testing site will offer PCR testing only and will operate seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This site is operated by Real Diagnostics, and CDR Maguire.
All four sites will test anyone regardless of symptoms. Testing is free, but individuals being tested will be asked to provide health insurance information.
Due to current demand individuals being tested are advised results can take up to 48 hours to be received. All individuals being tested MUST register with the COVID testing site that will be testing them.
Many local pharmacies are also offering COVID-19 testing.
FREE TESTING SITE AT BRADENTON AREA CONVENTION CENTER
The Florida Department of Health in Manatee County (DOH-Manatee) and Manatee County Government have teamed up to offer an additional location for COVID-19 testing.
Testing (rapid or PCR upon request) is free of charge.
This is a walk-up operation, no appointment necessary. Goverment-issued photo ID is required.
Bradenton Area Convention Center
1 Haben Boulevard
Palmetto, FL 34221
Every Day - Daily, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
OTHER TESTING SITES, within Manatee County can be found:
Many pharmacies offer COVID-19 testing. Nearby testing sites are listed below:
Near Bradenton Area Convention Center:
- Walgreens 8th Ave. Palmetto
- CVS 8th Ave. Palmetto
- CVS Bradenton
- CVS West Bradenton
- Ellenton Urgent Care
Doctors’ offices and the Florida Department of Health in Manatee can also provide testing.
MCR HEALTH COLLECTION KIT AVAILABILITY
Testing is available at all MCR Health locations. Drive through testing is no longer available.
Patient fees for the testing and any associated costs will be determined at the time of the visit.