As Florida’s cases of COVID-19 continue to spike, free and low cost testing is available in Lake County. Anyone experiencing symptoms of the novel Coronavirus should call their doctor immediately. If you have trouble breathing or other concerning symptoms, call 911 for immediate help. Anyone without a doctor should call 352-742-4830 for testing guidance.
FREE TESTING SITES
No appointment or symptoms required. The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) in Lake County offers free COVID-19 testing Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to Noon to residents and non-residents, including children, at the following locations:
Lake Sumter State College (July 1 & 2) 9501 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg
Real Life Christian Church (June 29 - July 2) 1501 Steves Road, Clermont
Please note, that testing sites can reach capacitybefore the end of their operating hours, so it's best to arrive early. A full tank of gas is recommended in case wait times are long.
Florida's regional free COVID-19 testing site is for anyone 18 years or older. Tests are done on a first come, first served basis from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Orange County Convention Center 5980 Destination Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32819 North Concourse Parking Lot.
$20 TESTING SITES
No appointment or symptoms required. Adult Medicine of Lake County is offering COVID-19 swab at the following locations:
LEESBURG LOCATION: Lake Square Mall Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., with antibody testing only available on Thursdays. EUSTIS LOCATION Lake County Fairgrounds Tuesdays only, starting June 16 Time: 8 a.m. - Noon Testing will be held at the south parking lot of the Lake County Fairgrounds, accessible via Highway 44.
If you have questions regarding testing, call the Florida Department of Health hotline in Lake County at (352) 742-4830. The hotline is open Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Additionally, the 24/7 COVID-19 Florida state call center is available at 1-866-779-6121. If you decide to get tested through a private provider, please confirm they are using FDA approved tests. For more news and events in Mount Dora, Tavares & Eustis, click here.