Skip to comments.Florida to Open COVID-19 Test Center at Disney World For Park Employees, Public
Posted on 08/12/2020 10:47:32 PM PDT by rintintin
Florida is opening a novel coronavirus testing center on Walt Disney World property.
The testing site is set to open Thursday in Osceola County at Disney's main gate office complex near Animal Kingdom, according to a site created for testing appointments.
We have offered the location to help with community testing and any suggestion that this has been done as a result of any one union is unfounded," Disney said in a statement. "The Florida Division of Emergency Management will operate the location which is available to cast members and their immediate families as well as Florida residents. Our actions support all cast and our community at large.
The union remark is pushback against comments earlier in the day from Actors Equity Association, which make it appear as though the company had bowed to pressure from the union over the testing demand.
We have been consistent that testing is an important part of ensuring a safe workplace for Equity performers, and today, Im pleased to see that Disney World has agreed, Kate Shindle, president of Actors Equity Association said in a statement. With the news that Disney will make testing available for Equity performers and others in the park, Im happy to announce that Equitys executive committee has signed a memorandum of understanding with Disney for Equity performers to return.
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Because people are dropping down dead in the streets.
They want to keep the numbers up so they can keep the economy closed.
Regular testing of employees is probably a good thing provided the “public” doesn’t hit the park while awaiting results.
I believe you are correct.
Florida to Open COVID-19 Test Center at Disney World For Park Employees, Public
Nothing says fun like going to Disney World to get tested for Covid.
This is Disney so it has to have a name. COVID Canyon? Corona Hill?
Were going there the last week in August, accompanying our daughter, SIL, and 2 grandchildren. Were in Arizona, a recent hotspot thats now improving, and we feel relatively safe since well be in the Disney World bubble almost the entire time.
Are test results available before climbing onto the next ride or catching your flight home?
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