Malabar Fire Department reports COVID-19 case
MALABAR, Fla. The Malabar Fire Department posted a notice Friday that one or more of its members tested positive for COVID-19. Given the news, employees will undergo testing, additional decontamination will take place for facilities and equipment and members will be required to wear additional personal protective equipment while on shift. Anyone concerned about possible exposure can get tested for free, seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Eastern Florida State College. First responders across Central Florida have reported contracting the deadly respiratory illness. At the Orlando Fire Department alone, 86 people have tested positive.