SEMINOLE COUNTY, FL (March 31, 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. As of today, there have been 101 confirmed cases in Seminole County, 95 of which have been Seminole County residents. Updates can be found at prepareseminole.org and on the County’s social media channels.
FACEBOOK LIVE CHAT MOVED
Seminole County Emergency Manager Alan Harris hosts Facebook Live Chats, answering questions from viewers every Tuesday and Friday at Facebook.com/SeminoleCounty. The Live Chats have been moved from 10:30a.m. to noon, beginning today.
SOCIAL DISTANCING EXECUTIVE ORDER IN EFFECT
Seminole County’s Social Distancing Order allows businesses to remain open pending the following conditions:
a) All employees and patrons must practice social distancing by staying at least six (6) feet apart;
b)Group meeting and/or training sizes must be limited to ten (10) people or less;
c)Limit occupancy to 30% of the maximum allowable capacity under the fire code, for non-residential, non-medical, and non-lodging uses; and
d)Checkout points and staging areas, including store fronts, must be monitored for social distancing requirements by means of marking floors or similar actions to maintain six (6) feet distance between customers.
The Executive Order also limits social gatherings to a maximum of 10 persons.
Find a list of exemptions in the Social Distancing Order, available at PrepareSeminole.org.
REPORT A SOCIAL DISTANCING VIOLATIONS
To report a violation of this Order, residents should call the non-emergency line for the respective jurisdiction in which the violation occurred. Violations must be reported in real time for law enforcement to observe the violations and issue a warning or citation.
• Unincorporated Seminole County, 407-665-6650
• City of Altamonte Springs, 407-339-2441
• City of Casselberry, 407-262-7606
• City of Lake Mary, 407-585-1365
• City of Longwood, 407-260-3465
• City of Oviedo, 407-971-5700
• City of Sanford, 407-688-5199
• City of Winter Springs, 407-327-1000
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 operators are available.
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) to find additional County information.