COVID-19 testing site reopens


OKEECHOBEE  -- The Curative COVID-19 testing site at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center, which closed on Jan. 6 due to a shortage of staffers, has reopened.

Tracy Rowland, executive assistant to the county manager, confirmed Friday morning that the testing site had reopened.

Appointments are recommended. To make an appointment, go online to

Walk-ins are also accepted. The site will be open until 5 p.m.