Where to Get Tested on Thanksgiving
November 26, 2020
If you were not able to get tested in time for Thanksgiving, no need to worry. This Thursday, you will be able to but make sure you are prepared and on time. According to this Miami Herald article written by Michelle Marchante titled, Florida COVID-19 Test Sites to Close for Thanksgiving. Where Can You Go in Miami-Dade?
finding a testing site may require more research than usual. According to the state's Division of Emergency Management, all state-supported COVID-19 test sites in Florida including ones at Hard Rock Stadium and Marlins Park will be closed on Thanksgiving.
However, the drive-thru testing site at Miami Beach Convention Center will be open on Thursday from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Keep in mind the walk-up site will be closed. If you have any questions regarding about how to schedule an appointment, you can visit the city of Miami Beach's website
. Other locations that will be open on Thanksgiving with the same schedule are The Salvation Army and Tropical Park, located at 911 W. Flagler Street and 7900 SW 40th Street, respectively. Thankfully, you do not need to drive across the city to get tested. To find the nearest testing site to your home, you can visit All of you have to do is type in your ZIP code and the site offers plenty of accessible options to find a testing site well equipped to your liking such as a drive-thru or walk-up site; among other things. All locations that are closed on Thanksgiving will have a notice in red as "This site will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26" to avoid any confusion.
As far as state-supported coronavirus testing sites across Florida goes, most of them are expected to reopen on Friday, according to the Division of Emergency Management. However, the testing site at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa will remain closed.
To read the complete article visit: miamiherald.com.