TAMPA, Fla. (News Nation/WFLA) – All state-supported coronavirus testing sites will temporarily close over concerns of Potential Tropical Cyclone 9.
The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) announced that all-state supported drive-thru and walk-thru COVID-19 testing sites will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday.
The sites will remain closed until they are safe to reopen. Sites are anticipated to reopen by Aug. 5 at the latest.
Free COVID-19 testing remains available through local county health departments, but those wishing to be tested must call in advance.
FDEM said as the storm passes through regions of the state, sites will reopen on a rolling basis.