Washington – Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will open a new coronavirus diagnostic testing center tomorrow in the Northwest neighborhood center.
Meanwhile, Dyer indicated that they will begin to receive appointments for citizens, even without symptoms, to be able to be tested for the novel virus on Thursday at Northlake Community School and on Tuesday, May 26 at the James Smith neighborhood center.
The centers will be available from 9:00 a.m. at 1:00 p.m.RELATED
“Testing is key to reducing the spread of this virus and important to keeping us on the responsible path to move forward,” said the mayor.
Dyer said Orlando citizens only need to present photo identification – to confirm that they are residents of the city or Orange County – to access the evidence.
Orlando and Orange County residents can make an appointment on the Orlando city website.
The testing centers are operated by paramedics from the Orlando Fire Department with the support of the Orlando Police Department and municipal employees.
The state of Florida has reported more than 46,000 cases of coronavirus. The deaths, as of tonight, were 1,997, according to the state Department of Health.