M-DCPS Partners with University of Miami to Offer COVID-19 Testing for Children

One-year-old Quentin Brown is held by his mother, Heather Brown, as he eyes a swab while being tested for COVID-19 at a new walk-up testing site at Chief Sealth High School in Seattle on Aug. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) has partnered with the University of Miami’s Health System to support its efforts to provide free COVID-19 testing to all children, ages 4-18 in Miami-Dade County.

Testing will be done through the Health System’s Pediatric Mobile Unit, which will be available in various school parking lots over Winter Recess.

Below are the dates and locations for the mobile unit testing, taking place from 9:00 a.m. – noon and 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

December 21 American Senior High 18350 N.W. 67th Avenue

Hialeah, FL 33015

December 22 [email protected] Thomas A. Edison Educational Center 6101 N.W. 2nd Avenue

Miami, FL 33127

December 23 Miami Sunset Senior High 13125 S.W. 72nd Street

Miami, FL 33183

December 28 J.C. Bermudez Senior High 5005 N.W. 112th Avenue

Doral, FL 33178

December 29 Coral Reef Senior High 10101 S.W. 152nd Street

Miami, FL 33157

December 30 Homestead Senior High 2351 S.E. 12th Avenue

Homestead, FL 33034

A parent/guardian must accompany their child for testing. Walk-ups are welcome, but appointments are encouraged. Appointments may be made by calling 305-243-2059.

January testing dates and locations will also be made available in the near future.

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