Press Releases

Orange County Health Services Announces New Free COVID-19 Testing Site in 32810

WHAT: Orange County Government, will open a new, free COVID-19 testing site starting next week.  Based on zip code data from Orange County’s heat map (www.ocfl.net/COVID19HeatMap), this new site is opening in an area where there has been a higher number of positive COVID-19 cases.

No symptoms and/or criteria is necessary for testing. However, online appointments are required and individuals must be 18 years and older as well as be an Orange County resident. Please do not show up at the test sites without an appointment. Operating hours for test site is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings Announces a Virtual Town Hall with Houses of Worship | Thursday, May 14, 2020 

Orange County, FL – Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings will lead a Virtual Town Hall with the Faith-based community. Entitled Reopening Houses of Worship: Diverse Conversations & Perspectives, it is hosted in partnership with the Interfaith Council of Central Florida and the African-American Council of Christian Clergy. Residents can watch the Virtual Town Hall live on Orange TV or on social media through YouTube and Vimeo.

WHAT: Reopening Houses of Worship:  Diverse Conversations & Perspectives

Orange County Government Partners with Walmart and Quest Diagnostics to Open COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site

Orange County, Fla. – Additional COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites have opened in the Walmart parking lots located at 8101 S. John Young Parkway, Orlando and 11250 E. Colonial Drive in Orlando. Appointments will be online only. These will be the third and fourth testing sites in Central Florida supported by Walmart, Quest Diagnostics and state and local officials.

The sites are possible through a partnership with Orange County Government, Walmart, Quest Diagnostics and state agencies to expand testing to adults who are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 and all health care providers and first responders in the community.