Orange County opens new COVID-19 test site at Econ Soccer Complex

Appointments are required

A healthcare worker gather information from a person wishing to get a coronavirus test Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Sarasota, Fla. Florida has set up a state run COVID-19 testing site at the University Town Center mall in Sarasota. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) (Chris O'Meara, Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Orange County residents can soon receive a free COVID-19 test at Econ Soccer Complex.

According to officials, Orange County Health Services will open its test site from July 27 to Aug. 1. The test site will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

“To maximize communication with individuals about test results, individuals will have the option to receive text/phone and on the website to check results,” officials said.

No symptoms are necessary for testing, however, online appointments are required in order to receive a test.

“Individuals must be 18 years and older, as well as be an Orange County resident,” officials added.

After receiving their test, residents will receive a free packet of face masks and hand sanitizer, according to a news release.

Appointments are available online at www.ocfl.net/EconSoccer.

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