The City of Titusville, Florida / Emergency Management / City Manager Updates / City Manager Update 3/30/20 - 2pmCity of Titusville COVID-19 Update/SITREP as of 30-Mar-20 / 1400
All 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, Public Works, and Water Resources departments continue services with minimum disruptions. Our City Emergency Management team continues close coordination with our Brevard County Emergency Management partners.
This Thursday (April 2nd) at 5:30 p.m., there is a Special City Council meeting to determine:
- How many Regular City council meetings City Council would like to have in April.
- If City Council would like to continue with the cancellation all advisory boards during April.
- How City Council would like to conduct your upcoming 14 Apr regular council meeting.
Brevard County Emergency Operations Center transitioned from Level 2 to Level 1 today March 30th.
The Florida Chamber hosted a conference call with Governor DeSantis and Florida Surgeon General Rivkees, businesses, and local governments. Governor DeSantis explained his administration’s current focus is to address the current “hotspot” of Southeast Florida area. Governor DeSantis issued a stay-at-home order for Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe counties through the middle of May. These four counties currently make up over 58% of all cases n Florida. The DeSantis administration has expanded state testing with over 55K tests during the past two weeks. Governor DeSantis is very concerned about getting our State back to work and moving our economy forward. However, he recognizes the need to focus on irradiating Coronavirus now. Surgeon General Rivkees reinforced the importance of exercising CDC guidelines and following the Governor’s Executive orders.
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
Walmart has established a website “Here For You” to share their efforts to all things COVID-19 Here is the link to the Walmart website: https://corporate.walmart.com/here-for-you
Price Gouging Hotline: 1-866-9NO-Scam (866-966-7226)
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
Our next report will be tomorrow March 31st at 1400.
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