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Posted on: July 15, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Free COVID-19 Testing and Vaccinations

FREE COVID Testing and Vaccinations

Free COVID Testing

Free COVID-19 Walk-Up Testing Site in West Hollywood

Florida Department of Health in Broward County, in partnership with the City of Hollywood hosts a free COVID-19 Walk-Up Testing Site at the Boulevard Heights Community Center, 6770 Garfield Street in West Hollywood from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. This site is closed on Sundays and Mondays. No appointment is necessary, however if you would prefer to schedule an appointment, please call 954.412.7300. Priority is given to school children and staff. Please be sure to wear a facial covering when arriving for testing.

Free COVID-19 Walk-Up Testing Site in East Hollywood

Curative, in partnership with the City of Hollywood hosts a free COVID-19 Walk-Up Testing Site at the David Park Community Center, 108 N 33rd Court in East Hollywood Sunday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Schedule an appointment at Testing is available at no cost to you. Test results are delivered electronically within 24-48 hours upon receipt of the sample at the lab. 

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

  • Anyone can be tested regardless of age. Those under the age of 18 require parent or guardian consent.
  • Anyone can be tested regardless of symptoms.
  • Bring your appointment confirmation number with you, if you made an appointment.    

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 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.

Click here for additional testing sites in Broward County


COVID Vaccine

Important Information Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations in Broward County

Expansion of Vaccination Eligibility
Florida has many sites providing free COVID-19 vaccine to all, Florida residency is no longer required. Use the vaccine finder to find a site near you. Supplies may be limited and appointments may be required. Vaccines are free at all locations.

Age 12 & Up Eligible for Pfizer Vaccine

All DOH-Broward vaccination sites provide the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to individuals ages 12 and older. On May 12, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) adopted a recommendation from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) endorsing the safety and effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and its use in individuals 12 years of age and older.

  • Those 18+ are eligible to receive the Moderna and Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) vaccine
  • Those 12+ are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine

No Appointment Required at Florida Department of Health - Broward Vaccination Sites

No appointment required at COVID-19 vaccination sites operated by Florida Department of Health in Broward County. Please visit the Broward County Website to confirm details. Vaccination sites operated by DOH - Broward are as follows:

  • C.B. Smith Park, 900 N. Flamingo Road, Pembroke Pines. Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (WALK-UP VACCINE)
  • Central Broward Park & Broward County Stadium, 3700 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill. Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (DRIVE-THROUGH VACCINE)
  • Coral Square Mall, 9469 W. Atlantic Blvd., Coral Springs. Hours: Wednesday - Friday 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (WALK-UP VACCINE)
  • Lockhart Stadium, 1350 NW 55th Street, Fort Lauderdale. Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (WALK-UP VACCINE)
  • Nova Southeastern University, 7901 SW 36st St, Suite 209, Davie. Hours: Monday - Wednesday noon to 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (WALK-UP VACCINE)
  • Pompano Beach Citi Centre, 1955 N. Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (DRIVE-THROUGH VACCINE)
  • Quiet Waters Park, 401 S Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach. Hours: Sunday - Thursday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (DRIVE-THROUGH VACCINE)
  • Reverend Samuel Delevoe Memorial Park, 2520 NW 6th St. Fort Lauderdale. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (DRIVE-THROUGH VACCINE)
  • Vizcaya Park, 14200 SW 55th St., Miramar. Hours Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (WALK-UP VACCINE)

Pop-Up Vaccination Sites In addition to the fixed vaccination sites listed below, the Florida Department of Health in Broward, in partnership with municipalities and community organizations, has scheduled a series of “pop-up” vaccination sites on various days and locations throughout the community.

View Current Pop-Up Site Locations

 To check availability and schedule an appointment with local pharmacies and retail stores, please visit:

  •  Walmart and Sam’s Club registration - OR
  • Publix registration -
  • CVS registration -
  • Walgreen's registration -
  • Winn-Dixie registration -

In-home Vaccinations for Homebound Residents

Complete this Survey for in-home vaccinations. If you need help completing the survey, please call 866-779-6121 or email:

Hospital Vaccination Sites

In addition to the Department of Health initiatives, there are 173 hospitals in Florida administering vaccines to health care workers who have direct patient contact, health care workers who are out in the community and to persons age 65+ determined by hospital providers to be extremely vulnerable to COVID-19. There are 14 hospitals in Broward County, please click the links below to visit the individual facility's COVID-19 informational webpages:

Once an individual has received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, they will be given a scheduled time to return for their second dose. It is very important to return for the second dose on the day and time instructed to do so.

Florida Residency No Longer a Requirement

The State of Florida has eliminated the proof of residency requirement for getting the COVID-19 vaccine at state and federal supported sites. This is in an effort to expand eligibility across the state. Access is also available to any individual who is present in Florida for the purpose of providing goods or services for the benefit of residents and visitors of the state, according to a statement released from the Florida Department of Health.


I did itYour COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered

We realize you may be hesitant in taking the COVID-19 vaccination, so it is good to ask questions. In an effort to help you get the answers you need so you can make the best decision for you and your family, visit the Health Foundation of South Florida's website for additional resources, and in multiple languages. LEARN MORE HERE

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