SEMINOLE COUNTY, FL (April 6, 2020)- Seminole County Office of Emergency Management has been under a Local State of Emergency (LSE) since March 2, 2020, and continues to monitor COVID-19. There are currently 196 confirmed cases in Seminole County, 190 of which are Seminole County residents; there has been one COVID-19 death in the County. Updates can be found at prepareseminole.org and on the County’s social media channels.
PRESS CONFERENCE AT 2:00PM
Today’s press conference will include:
• Jay Zembower, Seminole County Board of County Commissioners Chairman
• Diane Crews, Orlando-Sanford International Airport President and CEO
FOR MEDIA USE ONLY: Press conferences will be held at the Public Safety Building, 150 Eslinger Way, Sanford. A press feed will be provided to limit number of individuals in the room. Reporters who are not present can text questions to Ashley Moore at 407-509-5862 (please include reporter name/affiliation, who the question is directed to and exact questions).
COUNTY BOAT RAMPS CLOSED
Seminole County Boat Ramps closed until further notice on Saturday evening, April 4, 2020, following the observation of several large gatherings on the St. Johns River where social distancing and CDC guidelines were not practiced. Tomorrow, April 7, 2020, County leaders will re-evaluate whether or not the boat ramps will re-open.
Seminole County Office of Emergency Management and Florida Department of Health-Seminole personnel are available daily from 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m. by phone to answer non-emergency questions related to COVID-19 at 407-665-0000. Spanish-speaking operators are on standby to assist.
Visit PrepareSeminole.org for information related to COVID-19 in Seminole County.
Text COVID19INFO to 888-777 to receive updates from Seminole County Office of Emergency Management. Visit Nextdoor.com, Facebook.com/SeminoleCounty, Twitter.com/seminolecounty, and Instagram (SeminoleCountyFL).