"On March 15, just one week ago we had just one case. Public transportation will continue to operate but should only be used for essential travel. Construction sites, contractors, workers, etc. “By taking these steps, we will help reduce our residents’ exposure to COVID-19. No attachments will be considered. Continue to check on your loved ones electronically – by phone, text, FaceTime, email, etc. Orlando Weekly Individuals can travel to and from grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, police stations, fire stations, hospitals, doctor’s offices and healthcare facilities. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. 0 videos remaining. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free. Will hospitals still be open? Laundromats are considered essential business and will remain open. No. Yes. UPDATE: On April 29, 2020 Governor DeSantis issued a new Executive Order (EO), EO 20-112, that supersedes the information on this page. The Executive Order describes essential services and activities. Demings said the order … We are talking as if there is light at the end of the tunnel,” Cain said. So by being the point of the spear it allows other smaller counties some cover to do what they need to do.”, BREAKING: Mayor Buddy Dyer said Orange County is about to implement a #coronavirus stay-at-home order. Will I still be able to receive mail and online orders? Garbage pickup is essential business and will continue normal operations. Check the nonprofits’ webpages and social media channels for the latest information and how to contact them accordingly. An ER should only be used for medical emergencies. It’s essentially a stay-at-home order limiting access to only essential services. You are permitted to travel to and from your health care provider. Yes. Practice social distancing while you are outside, and try and stay six (6) feet away from other neighbors and their pets. On Tuesday, Brevard County officials announced that they have … Yes. Make sure to have your driver’s license and/or work ID (if available) when on the road and know the parameters of the executive order. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ORDER: When does the Governor’s Executive Order 20-91 go into effect and when will it expire? Copyright © 1996 - 2020 Orange County Government, Florida. DCF has provided all licensed childcare facilities CDC guidelines as well as specific K-12 guidelines. You will still be able receive USPS mail, packages, get groceries delivered and get meals delivered. However, please follow the CDC guidelines in regards to social distancing and number of people. var script = document.createElement('script'); @TB_Times. The agency is also surveying to assess all closure tracking. In Volusia County, Daytona Beach quickly canceled its curfew, but Orange is keeping its order in place. Download it here. script.id = 'commitchange-script'; Families will be able to go outside and take a walk, run or bike ride, but they should continue to practice social distancing by remaining six (6) feet away from other people. if(document.getElementById('commitchange-script')) return; “Find the balance of ackowleding the situation we are in, but not grinding to a halt as if this world is coming to an end. People are still allowed to to work, and some places are deemed essential like some businesses, grocery stores and banks. The Sheriff’s Office does not intend to use the order as a mechanism for making arrests. Navigate through the following tag links with the arrow keys. The curfew from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. is still in effect, as well. You can seek medical care for your pets should they require it. "Our goal is to get our lives back to normal as soon as possible.". Partners are working closely with camps and providing information to keep them safe. "There's no way a nine-month shutdown would be sustainable," he said. var first = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; Will the Orlando International Airport still be open? Will daycares continue to operate? Use the Tab key to skip to the footer links. “It’s become clear the governor is not going to do a statewide order,” Dyer told the Times. "That is the dumbest shit I have heard in a long time," said state Sen. Oscar Braynon (D-Miami Gardens), Politico reported. Yes. May I take my pets to the vet or my dog for a walk? Letters may be edited and shortened for space. Will restaurants/coffee shops/other food service facilities still be able to deliver or provide carryout service?