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Walk-up COVID-19 Testing

By Tammy Yzaguirre

August 27, 2020

DOH-Lee announces pop-up walk-up testing Schedule for September 

Contact:
Tammy Yzaguirre
Lee-PIO@flhealth.gov
(239) 308-5196

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Betsy Clayton
bclayton@leegov.com
(239) 826-4606

Fort Myers, Fla — The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee), in partnership with Lee County Government, will be providing free walk-up COVID-19 testing throughout Lee County during the month of September. Staff will have 300 tests available at each site for anyone 4 years of age or older.

Testing is scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 9 a.m. and will continue, weather permitting, until 12:30 p.m. Children under 4 will be referred for testing to DOH-Lee. There is no fee for the test, and no appointment or doctor’s order is necessary. Parking is limited at some sites. These are not drive-thru sites; attendees are asked to walk up to the testing area.

Locations on the schedule are at municipal parks, with Lee County EMS and Florida DOH-Lee staff conducting the tests and accompanying paperwork. Selected sites are spread throughout the county.

Week 1

Tuesday, September 1
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Harlem Heights Park
7340 Concourse Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33908

 

 

Thursday, September 3
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Rutenberg Park
6500 South Pointe Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33919

 

Week 2

Tuesday, September 8
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Schandler Hall Park
419 Royal Palm Park Road
Fort Myers, FL 33905

 

 

Thursday, September 10
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

North Fort Myers Community Pool
5170 Orange Grove Boulevard
North Fort Myers, FL 33903

 

Week 3

Tuesday, September 15
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Charleston Park
2541 Charleston Park Drive
Alva, FL 33920

 

 

Thursday, September 17
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Yawkey Park
2291 Jackson Street
Fort Myers, FL 3390

 

Week 4

Tuesday, September 22
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Karl Drews Park
18412 Lee Road
Fort Myers, FL 33967

 

 

Thursday, September 24
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Veteran’s Park
55 Homestead Road South
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936

 

Week 5

Tuesday, September 29
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Kurt Donaldson Park
180 Hunter Boulevard
Cape Coral, FL 33909 

 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 COVID-19@flhealth.gov.

About the Florida Department of Health

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