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3 Temporary Jacksonville COVID-19 Testing Sites Open Wednesday

Melissa Ross
A line of drivers wait on Gator Bowl Blvd. to enter Lot J for COVID-19 testing in this Sunday, March 29 file photo.

Three new federally funded COVID-19 testing sites are opening in Jacksonville on Wednesday, July 8, at 8 a.m. 

The three new sites will be doing testing for one week, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., closing on Wednesday, July 15.

They are located at:

Word image of testing locations
Credit Florida Division of Emergency Management

Officials are recommending appointments be made online ahead of time for the three sites at

The state of Florida's testing site located at TIAA Bank Field is also continuing to test daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Related: Local, State, And National Coronavirus Coverage

Details about testing at each of the sites is as follows:

  • Drive-thru only
  • No symptoms required
  • Wait in your vehicle
  • Windows must remain closed
  • Windows must fully open and close
  • Bring a pen
  • Bring photo identification
  • The tests are free
  • Ages 5+
  • Register online for Westside, Northside, and Regency sites only (online registration and appointments are available at
  • Follow sign boards at the testing site locations for directions
  • You will be provided instructions on how to obtain results when tested
  • Maximum of five people per vehicle
  • Everyone tested must be near a window
  • We discourage people from showing up prior to the test sites opening.  At some sites there are no places for vehicles to wait
  • No restrooms are available for public use at any site
  • Testing is available to anyone regardless of where you live

Bill Bortzfield can be reached at or on Twitter at @BortzInJax.

Bill joined WJCT News in September of 2017 from The Florida Times-Union, where he served in a variety of multimedia journalism positions.