Local State of Emergency Issued in Clay County Florida for COVID-19

imageFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, March 13, 2020

 

Annaleasa Winter

Board of County Commissioners - Clay County, FL  

904-529-5397/cell: 904-436-3102

Annaleasa.Winter@claycountygov.com

 

Local State of Emergency Issued in Clay County Florida for COVID-19

 

 

Green Cove Springs, FL –The Clay County Board of County Commissioners and County Manager, in conjunction with the Division of Emergency Management and Florida Department of Health in Clay County Unified Command, has issued a Local State of Emergency for COVID-19 as of 8:00 a.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020. 

 

Clay County currently has one confirmed positive case of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This individual is isolated and will continue to remain isolated until cleared by public health officials. It is currently unclear whether this was a travel-related case; the epidemiological investigation is ongoing.

 

The Emergency Operations Center has activated a call center to answer questions from the public. Clay County residents can call (877) 252-9362 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. today, and through the weekend.

The State Florida Department of Health 24-hour call center is also available at (866) 779-6121.

 

A video announcement and latest update on COVID-19 from the Unified Command is available here: https://youtu.be/ScEpvDp6nas.

 

Follow Clay County Emergency Management on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ClayCtyEm/ and Twitter @ClayCounty_EM for the latest information from the Florida Department of Health. Sign up for emergency notifications through www.alert.claycountygov.com.  

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