Helpful Information During the Coronavirus Crisis
Some Helpful Links
Here is a link to PrepareSeminole.org. where you will find lots of useful information on the coronavirus and the orders in effect.
Social Distancing for REOPENING Begins May 4th
Seminole County's Social Distancing Order allows businesses and places of assembly to remain open pending the following conditions:
a) All employees and patrons must practice social distancing by staying at least six (6) feet apart;
b) For businesses which require employee and patrons to be within six (6) feet, both employee and patron must wear a face mask/covering; unless the customer wearing the mask would impede the service, in which case the service provider would need to wear a face mask/covering.
c) Group meeting and/or training sizes must be limited to allow appropriate social distancing;
d) Limit occupancy to 25% of the maximum allowable capacity under the fire code for retail and restaurant establishments and 50% for all other businesses, places of assembly, and non-residential, non-medical, and non-lodging uses; and
e) Checkout points and staging areas, including store fronts, must be monitored for social distancing requirements by means of marking floors or similar actions to maintain six (6) feet distance between clients.
Businesses and individuals that do not comply with this Order on a consistent basis are subject to monetary fines up to $500 per occurrence. Repeat violations could result in mandatory closure pursuant to Section 72.6(b)(1)(F), Seminole County Code, and other applicable Florida Statutes. Can be enforcement by code enforcement and law enforcement officials.
This Order does not apply to first responders, healthcare/medical workers, veterinarian staff, shelter/rehab staff, utility providers, childcare providers, transit and construction.
MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR INDIVIDUALS
Groups of people greater than ten (10) persons are not permitted to congregate in any public space that does not readily allow for appropriate social distancing.
Grocery shopping hours for Seniors:
Thank you Michelle Pooler for this helpful Senior Shopping schedule! Effective as of 4/2/20. Double check before you go.
Sew A Face Mask
If you have sewing skills, or know someone who does, here is a pattern for a face mask (with separate instructions) that you can sew.
To report a violation of the Social Distancing Order, residents should call the non-emergency line in the jurisdiction where the violation is occuring. Violations must be reported in real-time for law enforcement officers to observe and issue a warning or citation.
Unincorporated Seminole County:
City of Casselberry:
City of Altamonte:
City of Lake Mary Municipality:
City of Longwood:
City of Oviedo - City Admin.:
City of Winter Springs:
City of Sanford:
Read the full Social Distancing Order at PrepareSeminole.org.