COVID-19 Testing Site In Sarasota Becomes Walk-Up Only

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SARASOTA, FL — The COVID-19 testing site at the former Sarasota Kennel Club, which is located at 5400 Old Bradenton Road, transitioned from a drive-thru to a walk-up only testing site Thursday

The site operator, Nomi Health, has made this change in an effort to increase their daily testing capabilities and make it easier for those visiting the site for testing, Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County said in a news release.

This is the only change for the testing site, which will continue to operate Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., offering PCR and rapid testing.

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Those seeking COVID-19 testing in Sarasota County can also get tested at the following sites:

  • Robert L. Taylor Community Complex parking lot, 1845 34th Street, Sarasota. This walk-up site is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PCR testing is available. This site is operated by Lab Services.

  • Ed Smith Stadium parking lot, 2700 12th Street, Sarasota. This drive-thru site will operate daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PCR testing is available. This site is operated by Real Diagnostics.

  • Venice Community Center, 326 Nokomis Ave. S., Venice. This drive-thru site is open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PCR COVID-19 testing is available. This site is operated by Lab Services.

  • Dallas White Park, 5900 Greenwood Ave., North Port. This walk-up site is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PCR COVID-19 testing is available. This site is operated by Lab Services.

This article originally appeared on the Sarasota Patch

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