COVID-19 UPDATE: Governor Issues Executive Order All Non-Essential Businesses to Close Immediately

Public Safety  |  March 20, 2020

Governor Ron Desantis has just issued Executive Order 20-70 requiring all businesses, except those considered ESSENTIAL, such as grocery stores, gas stations, day care facilities and pet supply stores, to close immediately. Please read today’s Town Update to learn the full list of Non-Essential businesses that must now close, as well as the full list of Essential businesses that will be allowed to stay open.

REMINDER: Town Manager Kirk Blouin will deliver his daily update on COVID-19 at 3 pm. To listen live, go to, and click Meeting Audio. Once the meeting has started, click In Progress to listen.

Read the full Executive Order 20-70 here.

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