The Florida Department of Health-Sarasota (DOH), Sarasota County, the City of North Port and the City of Sarasota have partnered with Sarasota-based Lab Services to increase the availability of COVID-19 testing in the community.
Beginning Monday, Aug.9, Lab Services will be operating walk-up testing sites at Dallas White Park in North Port, and at the Robert L. Taylor Community Center in Sarasota.
Testing will be offered 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday at both locations: · Robert L. Taylor Community Complex parking lot, 1845 34th Street, Sarasota. · Dallas White Park, 5900 Greenwood Ave, North Port.
Testing is free, PCR and Rapid Antigen tests will be available.
Sarasota County, located on the Gulf coast of Florida, is a premier community that features arts, culture, manufacturing, fine dining, professional sports, eco-tourism and the best beaches in the United States. Approximately 417,000 residents live within the county's unincorporated area and four municipalities, the cities of Sarasota, North Port and Venice, and the town of Longboat Key. Sarasota County government works closely with these municipalities as well as nonprofit organizations, volunteers and others to provide a superior level of service to its residents, businesses and visitors. For more information, visit www.scgov.net or call the Sarasota County Contact Center at (941) 861-5000.