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A News Release from Seminole County FL - May 5 COVID-19 Update

STATEMENT REGARDING EXECUTIVE ORDERS
Seminole County Executive Order 2021-020, requiring the use of social distancing and facial coverings, has been suspended, effective Monday, May 3, 2021, in compliance with the Governor’s suspension of all local government mandates. As such, Seminole County no longer requires members of the public to wear facial coverings in public facilities, businesses, places of assembly, and locations providing personal services, such as salons and spas. The Governor’s Order does not prevent individual businesses from instituting measures such as physical distancing, mask use, and temperature screenings; therefore, the requirements for face masks or other protocols may remain in place at local or national businesses. According to the School Superintendent, masks and social distancing requirements will continue at Seminole County Schools through the end of the 2020/21 school year. County residents are strongly encouraged to follow Centers for Disease Control guidance with respect to vaccinations, social distancing, and mask use.

Current State of Florida and Seminole County executive orders can be accessed at PrepareSeminole.org.

Frequently asked questions regarding social distancing and facial coverings in Seminole County have been posted to social media and PrepareSeminole.org.

FRIDAY: VACCINES IN CASSELBERRY
Seminole County and Florida Department of Health in Seminole will administer Pfizer vaccines to eligible individuals at a mobile point-of-dispensing, located at the Hindu Society of Central Florida (1994 E Lake Drive, Casselberry) from 10:00a.m.-6:00p.m. on Friday, May 7. Walk-ins are accepted, appointments are preferred. Make an appointment by visiting https://www.eventbrite.com/e/covid-19-vaccine-appointment-sign-up-hindu-society-tickets-152712255467 or by calling 407-665-0000.

SATURDAY: VACCINES AT THE ZOO
Seminole County and Florida Department of Health in Seminole will administer Pfizer vaccines to eligible individuals at a mobile point of mobile point-of-dispensing, located at Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens Wayne Densch Discovery Center (3755 W Seminole Blvd, Sanford, FL 32771) from 9:00a.m.-3:00p.m. on Saturday, May 8. Any eligible individual receiving the vaccine on-site will receive one free Zoo general admission ticket voucher.

Pre-registration is required in order to guarantee a ticket voucher; walk-in clients will be accepted, however ticket quantities are limited and priorities will be given to clients with appointments. Make an appointment by visiting https://cfzoo5-8.eventbrite.com or by calling 407-665-0000.

Ticket vouchers can be redeemed for general admission during regular business hours through June 30, 2022.

For Zoo-related media inquiries, please email Will Wellons, will@centralfloridazoo.org.

PREPARING FOR EXPANDING VACCINE ELIBIGBILITY
In anticipation for expanded vaccine eligibility to include Seminole County’s 28,000 children and teens ages 12-15, Seminole County is working with community partners to ensure effective and efficient accessibility to any individual in the expanded age group.

After-school vaccine sites at select Seminole County Public Schools campuses are being scheduled for ages 12 and older; these sites are expected to extend operations into summer, as well. Once the emergency use authorization is granted for ages 12-15, and the State issues authorization for use, Seminole County is prepared to open these sites. Locations, hours and details will be announced in the coming weeks.

 

 

 

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