At the Tuesday, May 25th City Commission meeting. the city manager, Peter Iglesias, pulled his item requesting additional funding in the amount of $50,000 to continue offering Covid-19 testing to residents. The Commission did not feel it made sense to continue testing and funding the site as doctors offices and urgent cares are now offering the service.
With approximately 1,000 residents tested, the city will discontinue testing while promoting third party test centers such as MD Now urgent care centers.
Gables Insider has requested official numbers and results of the testing. On May 18th the Mayor allowed for the re-opening of small businesses and restaurants with conditions.