Stay at Home Orders
Governor Ron DeSantis issued a stay at home order that will take effect Friday, April 3rd at 12:01AM and last for 30 days. The order, EO 20-91 directs all Floridians to stay at home for the next thirty days unless they are leaving for essential activities. As defined by the Executive Order, essential activities include but are not limited to going to work if necessary, going to the grocery store, pharmacy, etc., religious services conducted in places of worship, participating in recreational activities consistent with social distancing guidelines, taking care of pets, and assisting a loved one or friend. A full list of essential services can be found at www.floridadisaster.org. The full Executive Order can be found here: https://www.flgov.com/
The Leon County Commission issued under a stay-at-home order and curfew to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect vulnerable communities that took effect on Wednesday, March 25th. The order strongly encourages everyone to remain at home unless conducting essential activities (i.e. working, taking care of others, responsibly recreating), directs law enforcement to disperse crowds of more than 10 people which may include criminal charges or fines, establishes a curfew from 11pm to 5am, and strongly encourages all businesses to conduct social distancing in their shopping areas and in their storefronts. The order does not require any business or office to close or prohibit you from leaving your house altogether. You can still walk your dog, go for a run, and go to work.