City of Titusville COVID-19 Update/SITREP as of 25-Mar-20 / 1000
Good Morning Mayor, Vice Mayor, Council Members, and Team Members,
City facilities remain closed to the general public. Staff continues to provide essential services to citizens through the preferred use of technology and telephones. Public Safety (Police, Fire and Emergency Services), Public Works (solid waste pick-up) and Water Resources departments continue services with minimum disruptions.
Staff reached out to our local store managers at Walmart, Publix, Winn Dixie and Dollar General. Although shopper volume has significantly increased over the past week, they are pleased to report the majority of their customers are orderly and conforming to CDC guidelines. All of the stores have placed limitations on the quantity of certain items.
Titusville Police Department is increasing patrols at Parrish Park to help limit large gatherings from forming in accordance with CDC recommendations.
The Titusville Chamber of Commerce closed their facility to the general public today until further notice. The Chamber continues to function through the use of technology and telephones.
Orange County issued an emergency executive order (2020-04) yesterday 24-Mar regarding non-essential travel/safety measures and non-essential business and essential businesses.
The State of Florida issued executive order (20-80) regarding persons whose point of departure originates from outside the State of Florida in an area with substantial community spread, to include the New York Tri-State Area (Connecticut, New Jersey and New York), and entering the State of Florida through airports to isolate or quarantine for a period of 14 days from the time of entry into the State of Florida or the duration of the person’s presence in the State of Florida, whichever is shorter. It is anticipated that Governor DeSantis will ask the Federal Government to declare Florida a State of National Disaster sometime today.
Reminders of the public protective measures:
Wash hands with soap and water for 20 seconds
Use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol
Break the habit of touching eyes, nose and mouth
Avoid close contact with sick people, and stay home when sick
Advise sick employees to stay home, separate them from others and send them home
Allow telework or administrative leave, or create a sick leave bank
Follow respiratory etiquette by coughing/sneezing into your sleeve
Brevard County residents may call 2-1-1 for up-to-date information between 8a-6p. The Florida Department of Health COVID-19 call center is available 7 days a week 24 hours a day at 1-866-779-6121. Another option is to email COVIDfirstname.lastname@example.org
The next update is scheduled for this afternoon 25 Mar / 1400.
Scott Larese City Manager | Titusville Florida
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