Facebook Link Preview for LakeCountyFL.gov
Lake County logo
Residents Visitors Business Government
 
You are here: Home > News Releases > News Release
 
Keyword Search
 
General Information
Lake County BCC
315 West Main St.
P.O. Box 7800
Tavares, Florida 32778


 News Release

Lake County COVID-19 testing locations for week of Sept. 28

RELEASE DATE: September 25, 2020

Tavares – The following COVID-19 testing options are available for Lake County residents for the week of Sept. 28.

1. Adult Medicine of Lake County
Testing is $20 each for COVID-19 swab tests, antibody and rapid tests for residents and non-residents. No symptoms are required, and no appointment is necessary.

  • Lake Square Mall – COVID-19, antibody and rapid test
    10401-015 US Highway 441 South, Leesburg
    Time: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Tuesdays through Saturday
Nasal swab and rapid tests will be done on all test days, antibodies (blood test) will be done on Thursdays only.

The turnaround time for the rapid test is approximately 30 minutes.

Drive-thru testing will be available outside from 7 a.m. to noon. Testing will continue inside from noon to 7 p.m.

 

2. Florida Department of Health in Lake County:
The testing sites open at 9 a.m. and continue on a first-come, first-served basis for residents and non-residents, while test kits are available. Testing is free, no criteria is required and children may also be tested. Due to the demand for testing, it is recommended that residents call the Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline at (352) 742-4830, prior to arriving at either location. The hotline is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • DOH-Lake Clermont

560 W. DeSoto St., Clermont

 

3. State Pop-up Testing Site
The state supported walk-up and drive-thru sites are offering free COVID-19 testing to individuals, regardless of symptoms.

  • Disney

Drive-thru site

3010 Maingate Lane, Kissimmee

Time: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Daily

Testing Criteria: Ages 2 and older

Make an appointment at doineedacovid19test.com

 

4. Private Health Care Providers
Private care providers may also offer testing.

Please note that this information is subject to change and site closures may occur due to inclement weather or other unforeseen events. Please visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/COVID-19 for the latest testing information or visit Lake County's online testing site locator tool, which allows users to find  the nearest COVID-19 testing sites in Lake County.

Additionally, the Lake County Board of County Commissioners’ partnership with the Florida Department of Health to provide reusable cloth face coverings to Lake County residents will continue while supplies last. The effort helps to promote the Florida Department of Health Advisory for residents to wear masks in public and socially distance.

Face coverings are available to Lake County residents and will be available at several Lake County libraries, For specific hours for when masks will be available at each library, visit:
https://lakecountyfl.gov/COVID-19/#Cloth%20Face%20Covering%20Distribution

Face coverings will also be available for pickup at the following city and town halls while supplies last:

 

                -Astatula Town Hall, 25009 County Road 561, Astatula

                -Mascotte City Hall, 100 E. Myers Blvd., Mascotte

                -Minneola City Hall, 800 N. US Hwy 27, Minneola

                -Montverde Town Hall, 17404 Sixth St., Montverde

               

Visit the CDC’s COVID-19 resource page for more information about proper mask use and care.

To sign up for the latest emergency notifications regarding COVID-19, text COVIDUPDATE to 888777 or visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/COVID-19 and follow Emergency Management at www.facebook.com/LakeCountyFLEmergencyManagement and www.twitter.com/lakeemergency. For the latest information, residents can call the Citizens Information Line at 352-253-9999 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

###

For more information:
352-253-9999


E-mail Subscription

Signup to receive a weekly, aggregated listing of Lake County's news releases via e-mail:

 
Privacy Policy, More Information
Lake County BCC Copyright 2006
Home : Visitors : Residents : Business : Government : Directory of Services : Online Services