Health Department Hosts Testing Events First Week in August

Monroe County, Fla – The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County will be hosting free community-based COVID-19 testing events in Key West and Big Pine Key, Marathon, and Tavernier.  Appointments are required.  To schedule one, please call the new phone number, (786) 910-9764 or email

Big Pine Key:  Moose Lodge at 21 Wilder Rd.

  • Tuesday, August 4 from 8:30am to 12:30pm

Key West: College of the Florida Keys at 5901 College Road

  • Wednesday, August 5 from 8:30am to 12:30pm

Marathon: Ruth Ivins Center at 3333 Overseas Hwy

  • Thursday, August 6 and Friday, August 7 from 8:30am to 2:30pm

Tavernier: Roth Building at 50 High Point Rd.

  • Tuesday, August 4 and Wednesday, August 5 from 8:30am to 2:30pm

Testing is at no cost.  Criteria for testing include: being a Monroe County resident, having a valid ID, and being pre-registered with name, address, phone number, and date of birth.  No walk-ins are allowed.  All events scheduled are as weather permits and may be cancelled up until the time of the event.

If you need to be tested as soon as possible and are currently experiencing symptoms, schedule care with your medical provider or emergency room rather than waiting for testing at community events.  Remember to call your provider ahead of your visit to ensure their respective protocols are followed.  For local information about available testing in Monroe County, visit