Florida DOH Sarasota COVID-19 Vaccination Information
FDOH in Sarasota COVID-19 Vaccine NumbersCOVID-19 Hotline (Testing and Vaccine Info)
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We Offer Walk-In COVID 19 Vaccinations
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DOH - Sarasota operates a no-appointment necessary walk-in COVID 19 vaccination clinic offering first and second doses of Moderna and Pfizer vaccines as well as single doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
DOH Sarasota COVID -19 vaccination clinic hours of operation:
2200 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota 34237
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
DOH Sarasota (North Port)
6950 Outreach Way, North Port 34287
Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Everyone receiving a vaccine must present an ID, a signed consent form and be ready for the 15-minute wait after receiving your vaccine. Individuals walking up for their first dose are asked to return to the same location 21 days later for Pfizer or 28 days later for Moderna to receive their second dose, as they will not receive a second-dose appointment reminder.
Please note: Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, which has been authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for all persons’ age 12 or older. A parent or guardian must accompany anyone under 18 years of age and must sign a consent form. The required consent forms are available on-site.
Got a question? Give our COVID-19 Hotline a call at (941) 861-2883, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Former Sarasota Kennel Club, 5400 Old Bradenton Rd, Sarasota. This drive-through site is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. offering rapid and PCR COVID-19 testing. This site is operated by Nomi Health.
Robert L. Taylor Community Complex parking lot, 1845 34th Street, Sarasota. This walk-up site is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. PCR and Rapid COVID-19 testing is available throughout the day, however, rapid testing is reserved for school aged children and first responders This site is operated by Lab Services.
Dallas White Park, 5900 Greenwood Ave, North Port. This walk-up site is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. PCR and Rapid COVID-19 testing is available throughout the day, however, rapid testing is reserved for school aged children and first responders This site is operated by Lab Services.
Ed Smith Stadium parking lot, 2700 12th Street, Sarasota. This drive-through COVID-19 testing site will offer PCR testing only and will operate seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This site is operated by Real Diagnostics, and CDR Maguire.
Venice Community Center, 326 Nokomis Ave. S. This drive-through site is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Testing is free, PCR testing will be available. Lab Services is a locally owned medical laboratory with high volume COVID-19 testing capabilities that DOH Sarasota has worked with throughout the pandemic. They are offering these services to our community at no cost to local government or the individual testing.
No appointments will be required, and anyone can be tested regardless of symptoms.
All five sites will test anyone regardless of symptoms. Testing is free, but individuals being tested will be asked to provide health insurance information if available.
Due to current demand individuals being tested are advised results can take up to 48 hours to be received.
All individuals being tested MUST register with the COVID testing site that will be testing them.
Other ways to get tested: CVS, Walgreens, America's Pharmacy, Ellenton Urgent Care and Sarasota Memorial Urgent Care Centers
- Additional Dose Information:
- 2nd Dose Information for Walk Ups
- Florida Residency Requirements for COVID-19 Vaccine
- COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Forms
- Vaccine Distribution Information
- MODERNA COVID-19 VACCINE
- PREPARATION and DISTRIBUTION
- LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES and HOSPITALS
- VACCINATION FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC
Eligible immunocompromised patients are those who have:
• Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
• Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
• Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
• Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
• Advanced or untreated HIV infection
• Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response
Boosters are not recommended for people who’ve received the J&J COVID-19 vaccine at this time. Although health officials expect that recipients of the one-dose J&J vaccine will also require an additional dose, they are waiting for the results of J&J’s two-dose clinical trial, expected later this month.
For more information about additional doses please visit the CDC website.
The third dose of COVID-19 vaccine is now available at the Department of Health – Sarasota (DOH) 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, for those individuals who are moderately to severely immunocompromised. No appointment is needed.
The third shot can be administered 28 days after an individual has received both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines only. While your vaccination card is not required, DOH-Sarasota must be able to validate the first two doses you previously received.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does not recommend additional doses for any other individuals at this time. However, those who are immunocompromised are strongly encouraged to consult their physicians prior to receiving the additional dose.
The DOH-Sarasota locations:
• 2200 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota.
• 6950 Outreach Way, North Port.