Mayor Dyer to be Tested for COVID-19 While Visiting Testing Site

Last updated on May 27, 2020

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer to be Tested for COVID-19 While Visiting City’s Newest Mobile Testing Site 


To highlight the continued importance of testing as the region reopens, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will be tested for COVID-19 as he visits one of the City’s new mobile COVID-19 testing site. The site will be open for testing from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., for one day testing at the Beardall Senior Center Parking Lot

This mobile site is one of several new free mobile testing sites the city has opened to expand testing to neighborhoods throughout the city. The mobile testing sites 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 Tuesday, June 2, at the Rosemont Community Center Parking Lot.  

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 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.  


Thursday, May 28, 2020 
11:30 a.m. 
***Media will be permitted to film Mayor Dyer while he is tested. Additionally, he will be available for media interviews immediately following.***  


Beardall Senior Center Parking Lot
800 Delaney Avenue 


Media planning to interview Mayor Dyer at this availability are required to arrive on site by 11:30 a.m. and to RSVP by 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 28 by contacting Samantha Holsten, City of Orlando Public Information Officer, at 321-418-9361 (cell) or (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.  



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