Mayor Dyer Visits City of Orlando’s Mobile COVID-19 Testing Site
Last updated on May 18, 2020
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Visits City of Orlando’s Drive-Thru & Pedestrian-Accessible Testing Site
Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 19th, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will visit another one of the City’s mobile drive-thru and pedestrian-accessible testing site. The site will be open for testing from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., for one day testing at the Northwest Community Center.
This mobile site is one of several new free mobile testing sites the city is opening to expand testing to neighborhoods throughout the city. The mobile testing sites will operate two days per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rotating to a new location in the city on each operating day. The next testing site location will open on Thursday, May 21, at the Northlake Park Community School.
There is no symptom criteria for testing, however, appointments are required, individuals must be 18 years or older and show a valid Orlando or Orange County ID. Orlando and Orange County residents can make an appointment, by visiting orlando.gov/covid19testing or by calling 407.246.3104. Call Center hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Spanish speaking residents should call 407.246.4301 to make an appointment.
Following the visit, Mayor Dyer will be available for media interviews.
Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
10:45 a.m. - Media arrival time
11:00 a.m. - Mayor media availability
Northwest Community Center
3955 W.D. Judge Road
Media planning to interview Mayor Dyer at this availability are required to arrive on site by 10:45 a.m. and to RSVP by 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 19 by contacting Samantha Holsten, City of Orlando Public Information Officer, at 321-418-9361 (cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org (email).
Signage will be available onsite to direct media to the designated media area.
In alignment with CDC guidelines, media is encouraged to wear a cloth face covering and to maintain six feet of physical distance between others at all times.