Florida health officials have reported 6,336 new cases of COVID-19, along with 150 new hospitalizations and 47 deaths.
Osceola reported 101 new positive cases, with 451 negative results – bringing the daily positivity rate to 18.3% in the county. There have now been 206 Florida residents hospitalized in Osceola related to the coronavirus (7% of cases), and 29 deaths (1% of cases).
Osceola’s positivity rate has not been below the targeted 10% rate since June 15th.
Osceola continues to provide testing in numerous locations, which we’ve listed below:
- COVID-19 testing will take place at Osceola Heritage Park Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Since it will be first-come first-served, pack a little patience as well.
- Tests are also available Tuesday through Thursday at Sunrise Pharmacy in Poinciana and Prescriptions Unlimited in St. Cloud Monday through Friday but by appointment only.
- Testing available Mondays and Fridays by appointment only at the Florida Department of Health in Osceola County, 1875 Fortune Road, Kissimmee. Appointments are required and there are no symptom criteria for testing. Call 407-343-2000 to schedule.
- Testing available Tuesdays at Osceola Community Health Services (Poinciana Location), 109 Doverplum Avenue. Poinciana residents with appointment only. Limited appointments available. Call 407-943-8600 to schedule an appointment.
- Testing available Thursdays at Osceola Community Health Services (Kissimmee Location), 1501 Bill Beck Blvd. Osceola County residents with appointment only. Limited appointments available. Call 407-943-8600 to schedule an appointment.
- Through a partnership with Walmart, Quest Diagnostics and Osceola County, drive-through testing is available at the Walmart Supercenter at 3250 Vineland Rd. Kissimmee, FL 34746. The site is open, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Testing will be no cost at this location, and 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.