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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Information
Phase 1 of the Plan for Florida’s Recovery (Expanding Phase 1: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida’s Recovery) took effect May 4, 2020 and was updated effective May 11, 14 and 15, 2020. Phase 2 will take effect once Gov. DeSantis determines it is suitable to continue re-opening and after fully considering medical data in consultation with state health officials.
The Town of Oakland continues to monitor information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and county officials regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). On March 19, the Town Commission approved Declaration (Proclamation) of Emergency Resolution No. 2020-01 declaring a State of Emergency due to the threat of coronavirus disease (COVID-19.) There are currently more than 1,500 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Orange County and 1 confirmed case in Oakland in the 34787 ZIP code. Find county-specific information on Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard.
Orange County’s curfew ended Monday, May 11.
On April 17, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings announced the creation of the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force. The goal of the task force is to work in a measured approach to restart the local economy after the closures set in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The group will focus on recommendations for reopening Orange County, including a phased approach to easing restrictions, while ensuring the safety of employees and the public.
The County has announced the PPE for Small Biz in Orange County Initiative. The program provides personal protective equipment (PPE) to small businesses in Orange County to assist in reopening or sustaining operations — all at no cost. Apply online.