Vaccine & Testing



Coronavirus Vaccination + Testing Information in Hillsborough County


The information on this page was updated on October 5, 2021.

TESTING

With the Delta variant surge, Hillsborough County and the City of Tampa have temporarily opened  free public testing sites.
 
Open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Palm River Park Community Center, 725 S. 58th St. in Tampa
  • Code Enforcement Complex, 1101 E. 139th Ave. in Tampa
  • Cordelia B Hunt Center at Al Lopez Park - preregister here
  • Al Barnes Park, 3101 E 21st Ave Parking Lot - preregister here 

There is no charge to be tested. In accordance with federal guidelines, health insurance information will be collected; however, individuals who do not have health insurance will still be tested.
 
People being tested should bring a photo ID (driver’s license, state-issued ID, or passport) with name and date of birth, as well as their health insurance card (if applicable). Face coverings will be required except during the brief time when the sampling is done.
  
For information, go to HCFLGov.net/COVIDTesting. Residents without digital access may call (813) 272-5900, the County's main information line. For other testing options, go to FloridaHealthCOVID19.gov/testing-sites.

VACCINES:

All individuals age 18+ can receive the vaccine and are asked to bring an ID to the vaccination site. The Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine approved and available for individuals between 12 and 17 years of age. Parents and legal guardians of individuals 12-17 years old, must be present at the time the minor receives the Pfizer vaccine. The consent form can be downloaded here in English or Spanish or obtained at the vaccine site. It must be completed and signed by the parent or legal guardian before the vaccine will be administered to the minor.

COVID-19 Vaccine booster shots are also available for the following Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine recipients who completed their initial series at least 6 months ago:


The City of Tampa, in partnership with Hillsborough County and ImpactHealth, has opened a COVID-19 Vaccination Site

Open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. offering free Pfizer and Moderna vaccines:

  • Lee Davis Community Center (3402 N 22nd St, Tampa, FL).

Residents can pre-register at for the Lee Davis Community Center COVID-19 testing site at: https://www.impacthealth.com/cityoftampa

Hillsborough County is offering at-home vaccinations for all residents. Call 813-932-6266 to schedule an appointment.


Beginning Monday, Oct. 4, Progress Village Park, located at 8701 Progress Blvd., Tampa, FL, 33619, will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for residents who want a free COVID test or a Pfizer vaccine.  
 
Walkups are accepted for COVID testing at the Progress Village Park site. Both the rapid Antigen and PCR tests will be offered. For information on testing at Progress Village Park, call (850) 583-2419. 
 
Hillsborough County is asking residents to make an appointment to receive a free vaccine or a booster shot. Appointments can be made starting at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1 at patientportalfl.com. Once on the site, click “create an account,” select “vaccines,” and follow the steps to schedule an appointment. For vaccination registration assistance, call (844) 770-8548. 

In addition to vaccine locations offered by the City of Tampa and Hillsborough County governments, you can visit local pharmacies, hospital systems, community health centers, or Veterans Affairs facilities to receive COVID-19 vaccines. To find the nearest location to you, visit vaccines.gov or myvaccine.fl.gov

Veterans or family members of a veteran are encouraged to let their Primary Care Provider know so that they can make a note in the patient’s chart and follow up when vaccine is available to them.