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Posted on: June 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Free COVID-19 Walk-Up Testing Site in West Hollywood

Free-COVID-19 Walk-Up Testing

Florida Health Broward County, in partnership with the City of Hollywood, is hosting a free COVID-19 Walk-Up Testing Site at the Boulevard Heights Community Center, 6770 Garfield Street in West Hollywood from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the following days:

  • Wednesday, June 11
  • Thursday, June 11
  • Friday, June 12
  • Saturday, June 13
  • Wednesday, June 17
  • Thursday, June 18
  • Friday, June 19
  • Saturday, June 20

No appointment necessary, however walk-up testing is limited to the first 100 people daily. Those interested in securing a set day and time are encouraged to call 954.412.7300 to schedule an appointment. 150 appointments will be scheduled each day throughout the testing period. 

What Do I Need To Know In Order To Be Tested?

  • Anyone over the age of 18 can be tested regardless of symptoms
  • Bring a Government Issued Photo ID
  •  Bring a Health Insurance Card – Everyone will be tested, regardless if they have insurance
  • Healthcare facility or first responder ID or badge (If applicable)     

What Happens When I Arrive?

  • Each individual will be greeted and directed by personnel in protective gear. 
  • Each individual will be asked to provide their government issued ID, first and last name, health insurance card and contact information

What is the Testing Process?

  • A health professional in personal protective equipment will provide you with instructions. 
  • A soft swab will be inserted into your nose or throat to get the necessary sample. This may be slightly uncomfortable; however, the test is quick and should take less than a minute

What Happens After I Am Tested? 

  • After you have been tested, you will move to the final station. 
  • You will be given information on what to do while awaiting test results. Please keep the instruction sheet until after you receive your results. 
  • Follow signage and directions for exiting the testing site. 
  • After being tested, continue to monitor and record symptoms. You will receive your test results via telephone call. 

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