Two additional walk-up COVID testing clinics to open in Sarasota County
UPDATED at 1:30 p.m. to include second new testing site.
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - The Florida Department of Health-Sarasota, along with local government, is opening two additional COVID-19 walk-up testing clinics in Sarasota County.
Beginning Monday, Aug. 9, walk-up testing sites at be be operating at Dallas White Park in North Port, and at the Robert L. Taylor Community Center in Sarasota.
Testing will be offered 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday at both locations:
- Robert L. Taylor Community Complex parking lot, 1845 34th Street, Sarasota.
- Dallas White Park, 5900 Greenwood Ave, North Port.
The Robert L. Taylor site will also be open Saturday, Aug. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
No appointment is necessary and anyone can be tested, regardless of symptoms. Photo identification will be required. Spanish-speaking technicians will be on site.
PCR and antigen (rapid) testing will be offered, with PCR results provided in 24 hours and rapid testing results in 30 minutes.
Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing site is still available at the former Sarasota Kennel Club, at 5400 Old Bradenton Road, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. An appointment is not required.
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