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COVID Testing Sites

 

FREE: Covid-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site
5400 Bradenton Road
Sarasota, FL 34234

A state-run, drive-thru only COVID-19 testing site is available at the former Sarasota Kennel Club.  The site was created through a partnership with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, the Florida Department of Health, the Florida National Guard, Manatee County. No appointments or prescriptions are necessary, and individuals can receive free testing regardless of residency or symptoms. This testing site is for all age groups.

Test will take place Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until capacity is reached.


 

Free: Walk-Up Test Site: Robert L. Taylor Community Complex Parking Lot
1845 34th Street
Sarasota, FL 34234

No appointment required, and anyone can be tested regardless of their symptoms.  Testing is free, PCR and Rapid Antigen tests will be available.


Free: Walk-Up Test Site: Dallas White Park
5900 Greenwood Ave.
North Port, FL 34287

No appointment required, and anyone can be tested regardless of their symptoms.  Testing is free, PCR and Rapid Antigen tests will be available.


Ellenton Urgent Care
4015 US Hwy 301 N.
Ellenton, FL 34222
Phone: 941-531-2800

Drive-thru testing for symptomatic or exposed patients are performed Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.  Surgical clearance and “return to work” testing is performed inside from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Please call 941-531-2800 to schedule an appointment for all types of Covid-19 testing.  It is recommended that you create an account on their patient portal here prior to calling to schedule an appointment.


Sarasota:

AFC Urgent Care
2901 S Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239
Phone: 941-364-4379

The AFC testing site accepts walk-ins.  Many people with insurance are able to get tested at no charge.  If you’re uninsured, AFC’s cash pay prices are highly competitive – contact local clinic for details.

America’s Pharmacy
3470 17th Street
Sarasota, FL 34235
Phone: 941-955-7700

America’s Pharmacy testing site is by appointment only.  For scheduling an appointment at this location click here . To receive a free standard test, please click here to complete an assessment to see if you are eligible for a free test.

FREE: By Appointment at Hedges Pharmacy
23 North Lime Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34237
Phone:941-366-2424

The Hedges Pharmacy testing site is by appointment only, for scheduling an appointment at this location click here . Site hours are Monday-Friday 9:00am-6:00pm and Saturday 9:00am-3:00pm, closed Sunday.

Sarasota Memorial Urgent Care Centers

Patients must first be seen by a provider, who will order the test.  Covid-19 testing is not free.  Patients will be billed for the urgent care visit and the Covid-19 test.  For insured patients, your insurance provider will be billed for these services.  Patients without insurance or who prefer to self-pay can pay the standard urgent care visit fee ($150), along with an additional $100 for the testing and lab processing.  To find a location nearest you click here.


MANATEE:

MRC Health: By Appointment
1312 Manatee Ave. East
Bradenton, FL 34208
Phone: 941-776-4000

The MRC Health testing site does have a charge for Covid testing with or without Insurance. You must call to make an appointment. Hours of  operation are Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm. For more information regarding various locations click here .

America’s Pharmacy
5612 14th St. W.
Bradenton, FL 34207
Phone: 941-739-0000

America’s Pharmacy testing site is by appointment only.  For scheduling an appointment at this location click here . To receive a free standard test, please click here to complete an assessment to see if you are eligible for a free test.


Various Sites throughout Manatee and Sarasota County:

CVS Minute Clinics
The CVS Minute Clinics site charge $0 out-of-pocet cost with insurance or federal program for uninsured.  You must make an appointment, and fill out online screening to determine eligibility for testing.  To find a location nearest you click here.

Walgreens

The Walgreens testing sites  do charge a fee, however insurance may cover the cost or you may be eligible to be tested free. You must make an appointment, and fill out online screening. For more information regarding locations click here. 

Quest: Test Given at Select Wal-Mart’s

Located at select Walmart’s through the Pharmacy Drive-Thru window.  You will need a prescription request from your doctor or qualify per the CDC guidelines to get an observed self-collection Covid-19 test at one of the locations.  To learn more click here.  Some out of pocket fees might apply based on your insurance.

* Please be advised, rapid testing results are not being accepted by facilities at this time. 

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