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March 18, 2020 8:19 AM

COVID-19 INFORMATION AND UPDATES

The City of Longwood is is closely monitoring the status of the coronavirus (COVID-19). We are working diligently and carefully to make decisions to minimize the impact on our residents.

TAKE PRECAUTIONS:
All residents are encouraged to follow established CDC hygiene guidelines:

• Wear a cloth face covering in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.

• Avoid close contact with people who are sick. If you are sick, stay home and practice “social distancing.”

• Washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

• Using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol if soap and water are not available.

• Avoiding touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.

• Covering your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, then discarding the tissue.

• Cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects and surfaces.

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Latest Update:

April 4, 2021 12:40 PM

A list of upcoming test sites and links to make test reservations is available at PrepareSeminole.org.

TEST SITES

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April 4, 2021 12:32 PM

ALL PERSONS 40 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE FREE VACCINE IN FLORIDA

On March 26, 2021, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 21-79 stating all persons 40 years of age and older are now eligible to receive the free COVID Vaccine. Florida has many sites providing COVID-19 vaccine free to residents. Use the vaccine finder to find a site near you. Supplies are limited and appointments may be required. Vaccines are free at all locations.

As of Monday, March 29, vaccine is available for:

* Persons 40 years of age and older;
* Persons determined to be extremely vulnerable by a physician (form required);
* Health care workers with direct patient contact;
* Long-term care facility residents and staff.

Effective MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2021 all Florida residents shall be eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine as prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration. The Pfizer vaccine is authorized for persons 16 and up. The Moderna and Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) vaccines are authorized for persons age 18 and up.

VACCINE FINDER
April 4, 2021 12:25 PM

For the latest COVID-19 vaccination update, please view the information located on Seminole County's website.

VACCINE INFORMATION