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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Re-Opening of Florida’s Nursing Homes to Visitors, with Restrictions
Upon recommendations of the Task Force to Explore the Safe and Limited Re-Opening of Long-Term Care Facilities, Gov. Ron DeSantis directed revisions of the original Executive Order to again allow visitors back into nursing homes and assisted living facilities immediately, with some restrictions. Essential caregivers who provide emotional support or care with daily tasks can touch their loved ones, while general visitors will need to keep a 6-foot distance.

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Task Force to Explore the Safe and Limited Re-Opening of Long-Term Care Facilities

In response to COVID-19, and with concern for the health and safety of older adults, some locations such as congregate meal sites, senior centers, and adult day care centers may be temporarily closed. Please contact the location to confirm if they are still offering services at their site or if alternative services are available. You may also contact your local Area Agency on Aging at 1-800-963-5337.

Please visit the Department of Health's website for more information about COVID-19:
http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/COVID-19. For additional questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, please contact DOH’s dedicated COVID-19 Call Center at 1-866-779-6121 or via email at COVID-19@flhealth.gov.

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