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Audubon Park to Get July 15th Visit From Mobile Covid-19 Testing Team


Audubon Park K-8 School. Photo Courtesy Google Maps.

The City of Orlando is opening a one day only mobile drive thru COVID-19 testing site in the Audubon Park area of the city beautiful for Orlando and Orange City locals.


On Wednesday, July 15th COVID-19 tests will be administered in the parking lot of Audubon Park K-8 School at 1500 Falcon Drive (MAP).


The site will use a nasal swab test that will allow medical first responders from the Orlando Fire Department to administer the test while individuals remain in their vehicles.   


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.   


Appointments can be made by Orlando and Orange County residents starting Friday, July 10 at 8am. Go here to make your appointment: orlando.gov/covid19testing.


Drive thru hours (with appointment) will be 9am to 1pm.


The site will provide enhanced access for pedestrians and users of other forms of mobility, like biking and public transportation for those with an appointment.   


The City of Orlando places their mobile testing operation in a new spot in town each Wednesday. To keep up with it go to orlando.gov/covid19testing.


Details:

  • Testing will be done with no out-of-pocket cost to the Orlando resident.   

  • GENETWORx will handle processing test samples and communicating results to those tested and applicable departments of health. Results are typically provided after five days.  

  • If residents don't get a call within seven days in regards to their test, they can visit www.covid19resultsfl.com or contact the GENETWORx Lab at 850.583.2419.   

  • Individuals who are tested and awaiting results, should follow CDC guidelines and take steps to help prevent the virus from spreading to people in the home and community.  

  • Please note, testing is not available inside Neighborhood and Community Centers.   


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