The City of Titusville, Florida / Emergency Management / City Manager Updates / City Manager Update 4/07/20 - 9amCity of Titusville COVID-19 Update/SITREP as of 07-Apr-20 / 0900
The health and safety of our citizens and Staff is the City’s top priority. All City facilities remain closed to the general public. City employees are working to serve our community like always. 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 essential services with minimum disruptions.
As of April 6th at 6 p.m. there are 92 reported cases of COVID-19 in Brevard County.
On Starting Saturday, April 4, Walmart began limiting the number of customers who can be in a store at one time. Stores will now allow no more than five customers for each 1,000 square feet at a given time, roughly 20 percent of a store’s capacity. Once a store reaches its capacity, customers will be admitted inside on a “1-out-1-in” basis. Also, Walmart instituted a one-way movement through their aisles next week in a number of their stores, using floor markers and direction from associates. Walmart’s goal is to help customers avoid coming into close contact with others as they shop.
Career Source Brevard Reemployment Assistance Announcement --Paper applications are now available online at the state's improved Reemployment Assistance resource page: www.Floridajobsresources.com
Paper applications are also available at all three career centers. Career Centers remain closed, but applications are available near each entrance Monday through Thursday, 9 AM to 6 PM and Friday 8 AM to noon
· CareerSource Brevard - Palm Bay: 5275 Babcock Street, NE, Suite 8B, Palm Bay
· CareerSource Brevard - Rockledge: 295 Barnes Boulevard, Rockledge
· CareerSource Brevard - Titusville: 3880 S Washington Avenue, Ste. 214, Titusville
Brevard County Utility Services is requesting North Brevard/Mims area residents reduce water usage for non-essential activities, such as washing cars and watering grass until further notice. The water is safe to drink. This request is not related to the COVID-19 rather the extreme lack of rain during the past 2 months.
Titusville Water Resources Department will continue to suspend shutoffs due to non-payment to coincide with the Governor's Executive Order.
Governor DeSantis signed Executive Order 20-95: The assessment and collection of taxation imposed under Chapter 201, Florida Statues, is suspended for all notes and other written obligations made pursuant to Title I of the CARES Act.
The Agency for Health Care Administration created new temporary Personal Care Attendant program to give long-term care facilities an avenue to fill staffing shortages. The program provides an 8-hour training of required skills to assist in direct care so that personal care attendants can temporarily perform additional duties.
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation has updated the dedicated webpage for filing complaints related to compliance with executive orders. To report compliance concerns related to vacation rentals as restricted by Executive Order 20-87 go to: http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/eo-complaints/
A quick review of the “Safer at Home” order requests that the following take effect immediately:
•Senior Citizens and individuals with a significant underlaying medical condition SHALL stay at home and take all measures to limit the risk of exposure to COVID-19.
•All persons in Florida SHALL limit their movements and personal interactions outside their home to only those necessary to obtain or provide essential services or conduct essential activities.
•Any business that is interacting with customers solely through electronic or telephonic means, and delivering products via mailing, shipping, or delivery services.
The latest social media rumor is the COVID-19 virus been detected in drinking-water supplies. Brevard County EOC confirms that COVID-19 has not been detected in drinking water supplies and that all water utilities continue to provide safe drinking water.