List: COVID-19 testing locations opening in Tampa Bay as demand rises

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The South African doctor who alerted officials of the possibility of a new variant, later named omicron, said the “unusual but mild” symptoms were what caught her attention. (Photo: Getty Images)

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – More COVID-19 testing locations are opening across the Tampa Bay area as the demand for tests increase after holiday travel and rise of the omicron variant of the virus.

8 On Your Side has compiled a county-by-county list of testing locations across the area that will be updated as new information comes in to our newsroom.

Some locations listed offer PCR and/or rapid antigen testing, while others offer vaccinations and/or monoclonal antibody treatment in addition to testing.

Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County Community College Brandon Campus

10451 Nancy Watkins Dr, Brandon
Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Drive-thru testing
No appointment needed

Progress Village Park

8701 Progress Blvd, Tampa
Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
No appointment needed

West Tampa Community Resource Center

2103 N. Rome Ave., Tampa
Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
No appointment needed
Vaccinations and monoclonal antibody therapy also available

Bible Based Fellowship Church

4903 Ehrlich Road, Tampa
Open weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Open Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Open Sunday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Appointment required
PCR tests available

Tampa Bay Downs

11225 Race Track Rd,, Tampa
Appointment required
PCR tests available

Pinellas County

Center for Health Equity

2333 34th St. S., St. Petersburg
Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., clients accepted until 4:30 p.m.
No appointment needed
PCR tests and rapid antigen tests offered

Largo – Pinellas County/DOH-supported site

7150 114th Ave. in Largo
Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., clients accepted until 4:30 p.m. Site opens Dec. 30
No appointment needed
PCR tests and rapid antigen tests offered

A list of Urgent Care locations and other clinics can be found on the Pinellas County website.

Pasco County

Gulf View Square Mall

9409 US-19, Port Richey
Open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Appointments not required, but highly recommended
Testing administered via drive-thru

A list of pharmacy, Urgent Care locations and other clinics can be found on the Pasco County website.

Polk County

Auburndale Testing & Vaccination Center

245 E. Lake Ave., Auburndale
Open Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Open Friday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Call 863-519-7910 for required appointment

Gill Jones Center

3425 U.S. 17 N, Winter Haven
Open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Testing administered via drive-thru and provided by Nomi Health

RP Funding Center

701 W. Lime St., Lakeland
Open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Testing administered via drive-thru and provided by Nomi Health

Bartow Regional Medical Center

2200 Osprey Blvd., Bartow
Open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Testing administered via drive-thru and provided by Nomi Health

Manatee County

Bradenton Area Convention Center

1 Haben Blvd, Palmetto
Open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
No appointment needed
PCR tests and rapid antigen tests offered

Sarasota County

Ed Smith Stadium

2700 12th Street, Sarasota
Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
No appointment needed
PCR tests offered

Venice Community Center

326 Nokomis Ave. S, Venice
Open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Drive-thru testing site
No appointments needed
PCR tests offered

Bradenton Road Location

5400 Bradenton Road, Sarasota
Open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
No appointment needed
PCR tests and rapid antigen tests offered
*Note from Sarasota County: If using Apple Maps, use the address 5400 Old Bradenton Road, Sarasota. If using Google Maps, use the address 5400 Bradenton Road, Sarasota.

Robert L. Taylor Community Complex Parking Lot

1845 34th St., Sarasota
Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
PCR tests and rapid antigen tests offered

Former Sarasota Kennel Club

5400 Old Bradenton Rd., Sarasota
Open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Site operated by Nomi Health

Hernando County

There are currently no locations offering COVID-19 testing managed by the health department in Hernando County, but the county does list Urgent Care, pharmacy and other clinic locations on its website.

Citrus County

Central Ridge Community

77 Civic Cir, Beverly Hills
Open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Open Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Appointments are highly recommended
Testing administered via drive-thru and provided by Nomi Health

Highlands County

Florida Department of Health

7205 South Georgia Blvd, Sebring
Open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Open Sunday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Appointments are highly recommended
PCR tests and rapid antigen tests offered
Testing provided by Nomi Health

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