COVID-19: Martin and St. Lucie County Updates, Wednesday, August 5

Here's your daily roundup with what to know and what you may have missed about the COVID-19 pandemic in South Florida.

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  • If you have questions, need further guidance, or have symptoms, call the Health Department at 1-866-779-6121 [Florida Department of Health] or the Community Information Center at 772-287-1652 [Martin County Florida]
  • There are 502,739 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Florida. 7,627 people have died. There are 3,689 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Martin County, 84 people have died; 5,396 confirmed COVID-19 cases in St. Lucie County, 130 people have died. [Florida Department of Health]
  • State-supported testing sites closed at 5 p.m. on July 30 ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias. Sites will reopen by 8 a.m. on August 5 at the latest. [Florida Department of Health]
  • The CDC recommends that all people leaving their homes wear a cloth face mask. Click here to learn how you can make one with what you have at home.
  • Visit the Martin County community website for information on food distribution, unemployment assistance, and resources for seniors and veterans.
  • Cleveland Clinic and Florida Community Health Centers will be administering COVID-19 tests by appointment only.
    • Cleveland Clinic: Martin North Hospital, 200 SE Hospital Avenue in Stuart, and Tradition Hospital, 10000 SW Innovation Way in Port St. Lucie; Call 772-419-3360
    • Florida Community Health Centers: 15858 SW Warfield Blvd., Indiantown, FL 34956; Call 772-597-3596
  • Testing locations directions and hours:
    • Martin North Hospital: 200 SE Hospital Ave. Stuart, Florida 34994. Testing hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
    • Tradition Hospital: 10000 SW Innovation Way Port St. Lucie, Florida 34987. Testing hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

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