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Miami-Dade County State-Run Community-Based Testing Sites to Reopen on Sunday

May 16, 2020

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Contact: Joint Information Center on COVID-19 for the State of Florida (850) 815-4940, ESF14@em.myflorida.com

Miami-Dade County State-Run Community-Based Testing Sites to Reopen on Sunday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) announced that the following drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites are reopening on Sunday, May 17:

  • Hard Rock Stadium (Miami-Dade County)
  • Miami Beach Convention Center (Miami-Dade County)

These two sites were set to be closed until Monday, May 18, due to a low-pressure system impacting the state over the weekend. Weather conditions in Miami-Dade County have improved, allowing staff to be able to safely set up the site today.

The following sites will remain closed until Monday, May 18:

  • Brevard Eastern Florida State College – Palm Bay Campus (Brevard County)
  • CB Smith Park (Broward County)
  • Broward War Memorial (Broward County)
  • Mitchell Moore Park (Broward County)
  • Urban League (Broward County)
  • Amelia Earhart Park (Miami-Dade County)
  • Marlins Stadium (Miami-Dade County)
  • Holy Family Catholic Church (Miami-Dade County)
  • FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches (Palm Beach County)
  • South County Civic Center in Delray Beach (Palm Beach County)
  • Lakeside Hospital (Palm Beach County)
  • Volusia University High School (Volusia County)

Testing at all other locations will continue for normal hours. For more information about state-supported COVID-19 testing sites, please visit https://floridadisaster.org/covid19/testing-sites/.

The safety of Floridians is a top priority of the state. Residents along Florida’s east coast are encouraged to monitor potential weather changes, have multiple ways to receive weather warnings and have a disaster plan in place. For more information on how to develop a severe weather plan, please visit https://floridadisaster.org/planprepare/.

 

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLDEM/bulletins/28bfa02

 

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