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Hillsborough opening new coronavirus test site in Town ‘N Country

The site will operate Friday evenings from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. until noon.

TOWN ‘N COUNTRY — Hillsborough County and its healthcare partners are opening an additional free coronavirus test center next week on West Hillsborough Avenue near Countryway Boulevard in Town ‘N Country.

The new drive-thru test site will be operated by health care staff at Tampa Family Health Centers at 12085 W. Hillsborough Ave.

The new site expands testing coverage to the western part of Hillsborough County and provides more evening and weekend testing options.

The site will operate Friday evenings from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. until noon.

Appointments for a COVID-19 test at the new site and all the sites operated by the county must be made by calling (888) 513-6321 or by registering online here.

Those with appointments are welcome to come to the drive-thru test site on foot or by bicycle if necessary.

Homebound residents or people with no access to transportation can make an appointment for an in-home test through the call center.

Hillsborough County’s call center, (888) 513-6321, is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

There is no charge for the test administered at Hillsborough County locations and people need not have health insurance to get tested.

Vehicles must be under 8 feet tall and passengers should be limited to those getting tested. A photo identification is required for all those being tested, along with the confirmation code issued during preregistration.

These are Hillsborough County’s free testing sites:

  • Lee Davis Community Resource Center, 3402 N22nd St., Tampa
  • Plant City Community Resource Center, 307 N Michigan Ave., Plant City
  • SouthShore Community Resource Center, 201 14th Ave. SE, Ruskin
  • Tampa Family Health Centers, 12085 W Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa
  • Suncoast Community Health Centers, 313 S Lakewood Drive, Brandon
  • Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa
  • Redeemer Lutheran Church, 701 Valley Forge Blvd., Sun City Center
  • Wimauma Opportunity Center, 5128 State Road 674, Wimauma

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