City Manager COVID Updates
City Manager | May 13
As of May 12, 2021 at 0925 am, there are 41,933 COVID-19 cases in Brevard County (41,204 Brevard residents and 729 non-residents). There are a total of 2,390 (hospitalizations 6% of all cases) and 879 fatalities (2% of all cases). There are 3414 COVID-19 cases In Titusville.
The total number of Florida residents vaccinated is 9,397,252 with 2,146,487 receiving the first dose and 7,250,765 completing the two dose series. Yesterday 158 Brevard County residents received the first vaccine dose, 914 residents received the second dose for a total of 1.072 completing the vaccination regiment. Cumulative Brevard 55,889 residents have received the first dose, 200,174 residents have received the second dose for a total of 256,063 starting the vaccine regimen.
Nationally, as of May 12th, 264 million doses of vaccine has been administered in the United States which equates to 46.4% of the entire country over the age of 18 has had at least one dose of the a COVID vaccine.
Parrish Medical Center is providing testing in North Brevard by appointment only. You must pre-register call 321-268-6139 or text “covid test” at 321-204-1699. For a vaccine appointment call the scheduling line at 321-268-6311.
The next testing locations, date and times are May 14 at Parrish Health and Fitness Center located at 2210 Cheney Hwy from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. On May 20, testing will be conducted at the Harry T. Moore Social Center located at 725 S Deleon Ave. from 12: to 1:00 PM.
Vaccinations with no appointments are available in Mims on Monday May 24, 2021 at the Cuyler Community Center on May 24, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The community center is located at 2329 Harry T. Moore Ave. Mims, FL 32754. The second dose will be available at the Cuyler Community Center on Monday, June 21, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Another option available is through Brevard Department of Health: http://brevard.floridahealth.gov/ located a 2555 Judge Fran Jamieson Way – Viera.
If you know an individual who is homebound and would like to have a vaccine, reach out to Brevard County Fire Rescue (321) 633-2056.
Florida Department of Health vaccination daily status report: http://ww11.doh.state.fl.us/comm/_partners/covid19_report_archive/vaccine/vaccine_report_latest.pdf
Florida Department of Health COVID-19 state wide daily status report: http://ww11.doh.state.fl.us/comm/_partners/covid19_report_archive/cases-monitoring-and-pui-information/state-report/state_reports_latest.pdf
Florida Department of Health COVID-19 county-wide daily status report (Brevard County is on page 11 and 12): http://ww11.doh.state.fl.us/comm/_partners/covid19_report_archive/cases-monitoring-and-pui-information/county-report/county_reports_latest.pdf
Titusville Neighborhood Services reopened its COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Program, for eligible households. The Emergency Assistance covers rental assistance, mortgage assistance. At this time City utilities such as water, sewer, or garbage are not eligible for funding. This round, the application is available on our webpage at: https://www.titusville.com/1008/COVD19-EMERGENCY-ASSISTANCE-PROGRAM either in a printed format or an on-line submittal format. For those that do not have internet access, applications will be available at the Harry T. Moore Social Service Center. Applications are expected to be accepted through December 31, 2021, or until funds are depleted.
The Brevard County Board of Commissioners has allocated more than $18 million in federal dollars for an Emergency Rental Assistance Program for income-eligible Brevard County residents impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Rental Assistance Program provides financial assistance and housing stability services, including rent, rental arrears, utilities and home energy costs, utilities and home energy costs arrears, and other expenses related to housing incurred due, directly or indirectly, to the novel coronavirus disease. Assistance is restricted to households whose income is at or below 80% of area median income ($55,350 for a family of four). The application for the program will be available at all 17 Brevard County Libraries and the Law Library, on the Department’s website, http://www.brevardfl.gov/HumanServices, and through an online system https://brevardflhhs.seamlessdocs.com/f/EmergencyRentalAssistance.
Eligibility requirements include:
• Applicant is a resident of Brevard County.
• Applicant is at or below 80% of Area Median Income.
• The applicant must sign all required documents (application, social security number waiver, release/request of information, etc.) or their application will be rejected/denied.
• Documentation of all income from the entire Household as reported on the Household Income Section of the application (include 2 months of bank statements, paystubs, etc., or a 2020 tax return (IRS Form 1040)).
• All members of a household must be accounted for in the application.
• For applications filled out by hand, please make sure that the writing is clear and legible.