Orlando Mayor Dyer Visits City of Orlando’s COVID-19 Testing Site
Last updated on May 12, 2020
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Visits City of Orlando’s New Drive-Thru & Pedestrian-Accessible Testing Site
Site is One of Several the City is Opening to Expand Testing into Orlando Neighborhoods
Tomorrow, Thursday, May 14th, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will visit the City’s first mobile drive-thru and pedestrian-accessible testing site. The site will be open for testing from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., and offer one day testing at the Engelwood Neighborhood Center.
This mobile site is one of several new free 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. There is no symptom criteria for testing, however, appointments are required, individuals must be 18 years or older and show a valid Orlando 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. For Spanish speaking residents, please call 407.246.4301 to make an appointment.
Following the visit, Mayor Dyer will be available for interviews.
Thursday, May 14th, 2020
11:45 a.m. - Media arrival time
12:00 p.m. - Mayor media availability
Engelwood Neighborhood Center
6123 La Costa Drive
Media planning to interview Mayor Dyer at this availability are required to arrive on site by 11:45 a.m. and to RSVP by 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 5 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, you are encouraged to wear a cloth face covering and to maintain six feet of physical distance between yourself and others at all times.