COVID-19 & Antibody Testing
Miami Beach Convention Center Testing Site
Both the COVID-19 active virus and antibody tests are available at the Miami Beach Convention Center testing facility located on 17 Street and Convention Center Drive. The testing capability for the active virus is 1,200 tests per day and the antibody testing has a capacity of 300 tests per day. Antibody results are typically provided within one hour while active virus results take a few days.
The COVID-19 drive-thru and walk-up testing site is available daily, including weekends, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
, drive-thru testing wait times can be up to four hours. We encourage you to have a full tank of gas and bring water, snacks and anything you may need to prepare for a long wait.
The walk-up testing site at 42 Street between Prairie and Royal Palm Avenue
will move to the parking lot at 21 Street and Collins Avenue beginning Thursday, July 9 at 9 a.m.
Once you check-in, you can return to your vehicle or move away from the mobile testing unit for your own protection and to ensure social distancing. There is no need to stand in a line, you will receive a text message advising when the nurse is ready for you.
This Saturday, July 11, testing will begin at 7 a.m. until 3 p.m., with the weekly food drive taking place in same area.
A total of 400 tests are available each day at this site between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
At both testing site locations, appointments are not necessary and testing is FREE and offered to anyone 18 years or older, regardless of COVID-19 symptoms.