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In Hillsborough, here’s when you can get the coronavirus test over the holidays

All public test sites are closed Dec. 24-27 and Jan. 1-3.
Cars line up outside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa for COVID-19 testing. Hillsborough County's public sites will be closed Dec. 24-27 and again Jan. 1-3 because of the holidays.
Cars line up outside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa for COVID-19 testing. Hillsborough County's public sites will be closed Dec. 24-27 and again Jan. 1-3 because of the holidays. [ IVY CEBALLO | Times ]
Published Dec. 23, 2020

TAMPA — After today, diagnostic tests for the coronavirus will be unavailable at Hillsborough County’s public sites until Monday.

All sites will be closed Dec. 24-27 and again Jan. 1-3 because of the holidays.

The county’s COVID-19 testing and information line, (888) 513-6321, will remain open 24 hours a day during the holidays for general questions. However, it will be unavailable for appointment scheduling on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. For information, see the county’s Web site at HCFLGov.net/COVIDTesting.

The test sites at the Vance Vogel Sports Complex, 13012 Bullfrog Creek, Riverview, and the William Owen Pass Sports Complex, 1300 Sydney Dover Road, Dover, will be open Monday Dec. 28 and Wednesday, Dec. 30. The normal schedule of operating Monday, Wednesday and Friday resumes Jan. 4. Appointments are required.

The Lee Davis Community Resource Center, 3402 N. 22nd St., Tampa, will be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 28-30 and 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 31. Its normal schedule of operating Monday through Thursday resumes Jan. 4. No appointments are needed and testing is done on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Testing at Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, resumes 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 28-30 and 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 31. It will be open again at 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4 and resume its usual Tuesday-through-Saturday schedule the next day.

Testing at the stadium also is done on a first-come, first-serve basis with no advance scheduling of appointments.

As of last week, the county’s public locations and its mobile unit had conducted more than 171,000 tests for the coronavirus, or 23 percent of the 746,300 tests that had been administered in Hillsborough County.

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