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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Information
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.) Orange County has confirmed more than 93,000 cumulative cases of COVID-19 countywide and 390 total confirmed cases in Oakland. Find county-specific information on Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard.
Oakland Avenue Charter School has published a parent information guide and COVID-19 resources on its website.
Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings signed an Executive Order requiring every person working, living, visiting or doing business in Orange County to wear a facial covering consistent with CDC guidelines while in any public place. Mayor Demings consulted with other local municipal leaders as well as health care experts before making this decision. Orange County is requesting voluntary compliance to help keep all of the community safe. The Executive Order took effect on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at midnight and will stay in effect indefinitely. Visit Orange County’s web page to read the full Order.
Executive Order 2020-15
Executive Order 2020-51 can be found at www.ocfl.net/ExecutiveOrders. It relates to penalties to businesses that do not follow CDC safety guidelines to prevent against the spread of COVID-19
COVID-19 BY THE NUMBERS
For a snapshot of the latest COVID-19 statistics in Orange County, visit ocfl.net/Covid19Snapshot. The snapshot is updated Monday through Friday.
- Visit ocfl.net/Vaccine
- Download the OCFL Alert app or text OCFLCOVID to 888777 to receive regular vaccine updates
- Follow Orange County Government on its social media channels and the local media for updates
Orange County has extended COVID-19 testing through the end of January 2021. For testing at Barnett Park, residents should try to be in the waiting line as early as possible as the line has been closing earlier to the overwhelming response for testing. The testing site operates daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.