Leon County COVID-19 Community Update for April 1

Leon County COVID-19 Community Update

April 1, 2020

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread globally, Leon County Emergency Management is committed to actively monitoring the disease and coordinating preparedness efforts with local health officials, healthcare providers, first responders, and other critical emergency response functions.

The following update provides a timely, accurate and vetted source of official County and community information.

Significant Changes since Last Update

  • Governor issues 'stay-at-home' order for entire state of Florida effective at 12:01 am on April 3, 2020. Under the order, the governor is requiring "all Floridians to limit movements and interactions outside their home to only those necessary to obtain or provide essential services or conduct essential activities." The order will remain in effect for 30 days. To view the full order, click here. To view guidance on essential critical infrastructure workers, visit www.floridadisaster.org
  • Capital Medical Society is collecting Personal Protection Equipment. Donations of new, unopened N-95 masks, safety glasses, facial shields, gowns, nitrile disposable gloves, surgical masks, and touchless thermometers are needed. Items can be dropped off at Capital Medical Society at 1204 Miccosukee Road, Tallahassee, FL 32308 from 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday thru Friday.
    • For further details visit their website, or call 850-877-9018 or 850-559-8611.
  • Department of Children and Families Resource Guide. The Economic Self-Sufficiency Program helps to promote strong and economically self-sufficient communities by determining eligibility for food, cash and medical assistance for individuals and families on the road to economic recovery. Click here to access resources and information available during COVID-19. 


Click below to access more COVID-19 information:

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As you may have noticed, we are no longer including the entire community update in this message. Instead, we have organized all of the information from previous community updates in a COVID-19 Information Portal. Below you will find the content available on the portal.

Group Key Community Resources
Government Coronavirus Guidelines - Federal Government
Business Resources for Local Business
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-19 Testing
Service Changes Service Changes
Lock Consumer and User Protection
Plane Travel Restrictions and Guidance
Heart Households
Child Schools
Medical Briefcase Healthcare Providers
Mobile Device Citizens Connect App
Check Take Action and Stay Prepared
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Continue to follow www.LeonCountyFL.gov/eip for any local updates or changes to services.

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