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Five Federal COVID-19 Testing Sites to Open in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties

July 21, 2020

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Contact: Joint Information Center on COVID-19 for the State of Florida (850) 815-4940,

Five Federal COVID-19 Testing Sites to Open in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties

TALLAHASSEE — Today, the Florida Division of Emergency Management announced five federally funded COVID-19 testing sites will open in South Florida. These five drive-thru testing sites will open Friday, July 24 at 8 a.m. and will close on Sunday, August 2 at 6 p.m.

The drive-thru testing site locations are:

  • Dillard High School
    2501 NW 11th Street
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311
  • Blanche Ely High School
    1201 NW 6th Avenue
    Pompano Beach, Florida 33060
  • MacArthur High School
    6501 Hollywood Boulevard
    Hollywood, Florida 33024
  • Miami Jackson High School
    1751 NW 36th Street
    Miami, Florida 33142
  • Miami-Dade Auditorium
    2901 W. Flagler Street
    Miami, Florida 33135

All five sites will be open from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., daily and will test individuals 5 and older, regardless of symptoms. Cost of testing is free at each site, with or without insurance.

The five federally-funded sites offer appointments with online registration. To make an appointment, go to: Appointments and online registration are recommended for all federally-funded the testing sites.

Individuals will be provided with information on how to receive results once they are tested. Testing is available to all Florida residents, regardless of the county they live in.

For more information on what to know prior to visiting a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site, please click here.

For a list of state-supported COVID-19 testing sites, please click here.


More Information on COVID-19

To find the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19, please visit the Department of Health’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage. For information and advisories from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), please visit the CDC COVID-19 website, this website is also available in Spanish and Creole. For more information about current travel advisories issued by the U.S. Department of State, please visit the travel advisory website.

For any other questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, please contact the Department’s dedicated COVID-19 Call Center by calling 1-866-779-6121. The Call Center is available 24 hours per day. Inquiries may also be emailed to


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