More free testing for coronavirus will take place at five locations in Osceola County this week.
Two of them are permanent or semi-permanent. The Florida Department of Health in Osceola County (1875 Fortune Road, Kissimmee) has testing available Mondays and Fridays for anyone experiencing symptoms or with concerns about COVID-19 exposure by appointment only. Call 407-343-2000 to schedule an appointment.
Also, through a partnership with Walmart, Quest Diagnostics and Osceola County, drive-through testing is available at the Walmart Supercenter at 3250 Vineland Road (State Road 535) in Kissimmee. The site is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7-10 a.m. Testing is for adults who meet CDC and state and local guidelines on who should be tested, including first responders, health care providers and others with symptoms of COVID-19 and those in high risk groups without symptoms. Appointments and further information can be found at MyQuestCovidTest.com.
Osceola Community Health Services will hold testing in three spots this week. Call Osceola Community Health Services at 407-943-8600 to schedule an appointment; limited appointments are available.
- Tuesday, June 2, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Osceola Community Health Services (Poinciana Location), 109 Doverplum Avenue. Testing available for Poinciana residents with appointments only.
- Wednesday, June 3, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Osceola High School, 420 S. Thacker Avenue, Kissimmee. Testing available for area residents with appointments only.
- Thursday, June 4, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Osceola Community Health Services’ Kissimmee Location, 1501 Bill Beck Blvd. Testing available for Osceola County Residents with appointments only.
Over 14,000 tests have been done in Osceola County. If that’s all unique people being tested, it represents about 3.73 percent of the population. Of the tests done, 4.7 percent have returned positive, below the state average of 5.5 percent.