DOH Sarasota Adds Second Day of COVID-19 Testing in South Sarasota County

Coconut Telegraph

SRQ DAILY WEDNESDAY PHILANTHROPY EDITION WEDNESDAY JUL 1, 2020

DOH Sarasota adds second day of testing in South Sarasota County this week. Due to the high demand for COVID-19 testing, DOH Sarasota has added a second by appointment COVID-19 drive-thru testing opportunity at Heron Creek Middle School Thursday, July 2nd. DOH Sarasota is prioritizing COVID-19 testing for anyone who is currently experiencing symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell) or who works in a health care setting, however, additional slots are available for those without current symptoms seeking a test.

DOH Sarasota will have 100 COVID-19 tests available for this one-day, four-hour testing opportunity, appointments are required as demand for testing is high.To date, DOH Sarasota has tested more than 3200 community members for COVID-19 during our community-based testing events.

To be evaluated and to make an appointment, please call 941-861-2883, Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. While these are primarily drive-thru sites, DOH Sarasota can accommodate walk-ups, and people on bicycles.

 

 

 

Heron Creek Middle School, 6501 W. Price Boulevard, North Port, Thursday July 2, 8am to 12pm

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