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If you're without a car, you can still be tested at a handful of walk-up sites. Here are some of the places performing public COVID-19 testing in South Florida:
Amelia Earhart Park
Free drive-thru testing is available to people aged 18 and older who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Appointments are required. No walk-ins, mopeds, or bicycles are permitted. Only two people are allowed in the car at the testing site — one driver and one passenger. If both have appointments, both will be tested.
Residents are asked to enter the park through the entrance on Palm Avenue at 65th Street. Testing will take place at the rotunda near the entrance. 401 E. 65th St., Hialeah; 305-268-4319. Testing is available Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. by appointment only.
Aventura Mall parking garage
First responders and seniors aged 65 and older are given priority at this appointment-only testing site by completing an online questionnaire or calling 786-619-3327. The drive-thru is located at Waterways Park. 3301 NE 213th St., Aventura. Open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. by appointment only via covidaventura.com.
Charles Hadley Park
Free drive-thru testing is available for City of Miami residents aged 18 and older. Appointments are required. 1350 NW 50th St., Miami; 305-960-5050. Open daily starting at 9 a.m.
Community Health of South Florida — Homestead
Free drive-thru testing is available. Appointments are required, and patients must first undergo a free telehealth assessment. 74 SW Sixth Avenue, Homestead; 305-252-4820. Open Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Coral Gables in-home testing
Coral Gables Fire-Rescue offers at-home testing for seniors aged 65 and older and homebound residents with disabilities who are aged 18 and older. Call 305-460-5401 to schedule.
Hard Rock Stadium
Anyone older than 18 can be tested, and appointments are not needed. Up to 750 tests can be performed per day.
Separate self-swab lanes are now available on a first-come, first-serve basis to symptomatic individuals aged 5 and older. Patients will be provided with a self-swab test and supervised by a healthcare professional. Results will be available within 72 hours via email. Up to 500 self-swab tests are available per day. 347 Don Shula Dr., Miami Gardens; 305-499-8767. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hialeah in-home testing
In-home testing for Hialeah residents is available for symptomatic seniors aged 65 and older, as well as residents with disabilities who are aged 18 and older. To qualify, those residents must have no other means of reaching a testing center. Appointments are required. Call 305-863-2950 to schedule. Appointments will be scheduled on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Holy Family Catholic Church (walk-up)
Miami-Dade residents aged 10 and older can get tested. Children must be accompanied by a guardian. Priority testing is given to those with appointments; those without should expect to wait outside for a considerable amount of time. Testing is available for up to 150 people per day. 14500 NE 11th Ave., North Miami; 305-499-8767. Open Mondays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Larkin Community Hospital Palm Springs Campus
Testing is available by appointment only at the cost of $150 with insurance accepted or self-pay options. 1475 W. 49th St., Hialeah; 305-830-0790. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Loren Roberts Park
Testing is available to anyone who has had contact with someone who has COVID-19, as well as anyone with a fever, cough, or shortness of breath. No appointments are required, and there are no age restrictions. Tests will be administered on a first-come, first-served basis; appointments are not necessary. 627 NW Sixth Ave., Florida City. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Anyone aged 18 and older who is experiencing symptoms can be tested. Only one other person is allowed in the car with the patient; that person will also be tested to check for potential spread. Appointments are required. 501 Marlins Way, Miami; 305-499-8767. Open daily at 8 a.m.
Miami in-home testing
City of Miami Fire Rescue is offering free in-home testing to residents aged 18 and older without transportation who are experiencing symptoms. For more information, call 305-960-5050.
Miami Beach Community Health Center — two locations
Anyone aged 18 and older experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 can be tested. Appointments and pre-screenings are required. 11645 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami, and 1221 71st St., Miami Beach; 305-538-8835. Open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m in North Miami and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Miami Beach.
Miami Beach Convention Center (drive-thru and walk-up)
Testing is free and available to anyone aged 5 years and older regardless of symptoms. The site will offer drive-thru and walk-up testing, with no appointment necessary. The drive-thru offers a self PCR test with nurse assistance. The walk-up site offers both PCR and rapid tests. Those seeking testing should wear a face covering and bring a photo ID. Minors must be accompanied by a guardian.
The drive-thru testing site entrance is on 17th Street and Convention Center Drive. Walk-up testing will take place at the P-29 municipal parking lot on 17th and Convention Center Drive, right across from Miami Beach City Hall. 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mid Beach municipal parking lot (walk-up)
The State of Florida has opened a mobile walk-up test site in Mid Beach. Anyone 18 years and older may be tested. A total of 400 tests are available each day, and no appointments are necessary. Testing at the site is free. 42nd Street between Prairie Avenue and Royal Palm Avenue, Miami Beach. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Miami Beach in-home testing
In-home testing is available for homebound Miami Beach residents over the age of 65 who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Appointments are required. Testing is provided by MedRite and the Miami Beach Fire Department. Call 305-604-2489 to schedule. Appointments are available on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Miami Beach municipal parking lot
MedRite Urgent Care offers drive-thru testing to people of any age who exhibit symptoms of COVID-19, those who have recently traveled to a high-risk country, those who have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, and to all frontline workers, including first responders, healthcare workers, and employees of essential businesses, such as grocery stores and pharmacies. Prescreening and appointments are required. Testing previously cost $125 but is now free. 4621 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-735-3909. The call center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Saturday; testing runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the same schedule.
Miami-Dade County fairgrounds
Testing is available to anyone aged 12 and older. A total of 330 appointments are available each day. The call center opens at 9 a.m. and will schedule appointments for the following day until all of the slots are filled. Enter at the intersection of SW 107th Avenue and SW 20th Street. 10901 SW 24th St., Miami; 305-499-8767. Open daily at 9 a.m. by appointment only.
Miami Lakes Youth Center
SOMOS Community Care is offering testing by appointment only via somosny.com. 6075 Miami Lakes Drive, Miami Lakes; 1-833-766-6769. Open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
North Miami Costco (walk-up)
Nasal-swab testing is available for anyone aged 12 or older regardless of symptoms. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Priority will be given to those who make an appointment online. Results will be provided via text message or email. 14585 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami. Open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Salvation Army — Little Havana (walk-up)
Nasal-swab testing is available for anyone aged 12 or older regardless of symptoms. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Priority will be given to those who make an appointment online. Results will be provided via text message or email. 911 Flagler St., Miami. Open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sherbondy Park (walk-up)
Residents aged 12 and older can be tested regardless of symptoms. Appointments are not required, but pre-registration is recommended. Testing is available to 200 people each day. 380 Bahman Ave., Opa-locka; 305-499-8767. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
South Dade Government Center
Drive-thru testing is available daily for anyone aged 12 and older. Appointments are required. The call center is open from 9 a.m. until the 400 appointment slots for the next day are filled. Only the driver and one passenger are allowed in the car, and both will be tested. 10710 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay; 305-499-8767. Open daily at 9 a.m.
University of Miami pediatric mobile clinic
Testing for children is available at the University of Miami's pediatric mobile clinic. The tests are free but must be reserved with an appointment. Call 305-243-2059 to schedule. Tests are available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Walgreens - North Miami
Testing is available for individuals aged 18 and older showing symptoms and for first responders and healthcare workers with or without symptoms. Appointments are required and can be scheduled online. 14901 NE Sixth Avenue, North Miami. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Walmart - multiple locations
Testing is available for all healthcare workers, first responders, and Miami-Dade residents aged 18 and older who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Those being tested must bring a photo ID, wear a mask, and stay in their vehicles. A healthcare worker will guide individuals on how to self-administer the test. Appointments are required and can be scheduled through Quest Diagnostics' online portal. 3200 NW 79th St., Miami; 9300 NW 77th Ave., Hialeah Gardens; or 3306 N University Dr., Sunrise. Call 866-448-7719 for questions about testing. Open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., weather permitting.
Broward County in-home testing
In-home testing is available in Broward County for homebound, elderly residents, and for those with disabilities. Those who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and can't leave their homes to access drive-thru or walk-up testing sites can call the Broward County COVID-19 call center for an assessment. The Florida Department of Health in Broward will manage the testing process and notify residents of their results. The call center is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily; 954-357-9500. Testing is available weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Central Broward Park
Individuals seeking testing must be prescreened to ensure they meet CDC and Florida Department of Health testing guidelines. Patients must have a prescription from a doctor and be preregistered for an appointment through the Broward Health call center. Those who don't have a personal physician can call the number to speak with a nurse. To be tested, a photo ID and confirmation number from Broward Health are required. 3700 NW 11th Pl., Lauderhill; 954-320-5730.
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Appointments and pre-screening are required at this location. Anyone aged 16 and older with a fever and respiratory illness (such as cough, runny nose, sneezing), or anyone with a fever and gastrointestinal illness (such as diarrhea or vomiting) is eligible for testing. Patients who meet the criteria will be given an appointment and have their temperature taken when they arrive at the drive-thru location. Patients who don't have a fever will not be tested. Krupa Center, 3250 Meridian Pkwy., Weston; 954-659-5951. Open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon by appointment only.
Individuals seeking testing must be prescreened to ensure they meet CDC and Florida Department of Health testing guidelines. Patients must have a prescription from a doctor and be preregistered for an appointment through the Broward Health call center. Those who don't have a personal physician can call the number to speak with a nurse. To be tested, a photo ID and confirmation number from Broward Health are required. 2900 W. Sample Rd., Pompano Beach; 954-320-5730.
Drive-thru is available by appointment only to anyone aged 18 and older. A photo ID is required. 1150 Harold Martin Drive, Fort Lauderdale; 1-800-209-7919. Open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Mitchell Moore Park (walk-up)
Anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms can be tested. Those seeking testing are required to make an appointment and arrive wearing a face covering. 901 NW Tenth St., Pompano Beach; 954-412-7300. Open Friday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
National Guard and Memorial Healthcare System
All South Florida residents aged 18 years and older, regardless of symptoms, are eligible for testing. Individuals with a previous COVID-19 positive result can now be retested, but they are required to wait at least 14 days after experiencing no symptoms. Each person who shows up to test site must be pre-registered and show a photo ID. The call center is open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. C.B. Smith Park, 900 N. Flamingo Rd., Pembroke Pines; 954-276-4680. Open weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and weekends from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Urban League of Broward County (walk-up)
Tests are available to anyone with COVID-19 symptoms. Those seeking testing are required to wear a face covering. Appointments are preferred. 560 NW 27th Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-412-7300. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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