Here’s a list of Saturday “pop up” coronavirus testing sites in Pinellas County

Coronavirus case rate per 100,000 people in Pinellas and other Florida counties. From state DOH web dashboard, 18 Aug 2020.

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources

UPDATE: Due to weather considerations related to Tropical Storm Laura, the pop-up testing event at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 1200 Douglas Ave., Clearwater, has been canceled for Saturday, Aug. 22.

Below is coronavirus testing site information provided by the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County in an email Tuesday:

To provide access to more members of the community, the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas) is partnering with the Pinellas County Urban League on a series of Saturday COVID-19 pop-up testing events from now until Oct. 3. Hours are 8-11 a.m. at each.

For information about testing, call the Urban League’s COVID-19 Testing Hotline at 888-320-9077. Testing in Pinellas is at these locations:

North Greenwood
Saturday Aug. 22
Clearwater Martin Luther King Jr. Neighborhood Center
1201 Douglas Ave.
Clearwater, FL 33755

South St. Petersburg
Saturday Aug. 29
Mt. Zion Progressive Baptist Church
955 20th St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Greater Ridgecrest
Saturday Sept. 5
Largo Health Department
12420 130th Ave. N.
Largo, FL 33774

North Greenwood
Saturday Sept. 12
Clearwater Martin Luther King Jr. Neighborhood Center
1201 Douglas Ave.
Clearwater, FL 33755

Tarpon Springs
Saturday Sept. 19, and Sept. 26
Mt. Hermon MBC
400 South Levis Ave
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

South St. Petersburg
Saturday, Oct. 3
Site to be determined

The events provide testing at no cost in areas where there is a disproportionate number of residents without access to transportation; those in cars or on foot can be tested and they can be asymptomatic.

The first event was in Greater Ridgecrest on Aug. 15 and others will follow in Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Tarpon Springs. The testing locations are also listed on the DOH-Pinellas Facebook page here:

The Saturday, Oct. 3 event’s site will be determined later based on community response.

For more information about DOH-Pinellas, go to

or follow us on Twitter @HealthyPinellas.


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