With the rise of COVID-19 uncertainty and angst, it can be challenging to find the most credible resources.
What’s even more challenging is finding resources specific to Florida, or your county, to get the most accurate information available.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) are two of the most credible general resources to stay up-to-date with COVID-19. There are also several credible local resources that are specific to Florida.
Below are 4 local credible resources that Floridians can use to stay informed and updated on COVID-19.
“This site is to help our local government partners share information and resources and learn the latest state and federal announcements to help keep your communities safe. We will continue to update this page as new information develops, so please check back daily.
As the impact of the coronavirus evolves, the Florida League of Cities will work closely with state officials, municipal leaders, and strategic partners to share the latest information. We encourage everyone to continue practicing good health habits.”
“The USDOE launched a COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information and resources web page for schools and school personnel.
This page, which will be regularly updated, features the most current information on COVID-19, primarily from the CDC and FDOH, as well as guidance and resources for everyday disease prevention strategies. Please direct any questions about COVID-19 in Florida to FDOH at COVIDfirstname.lastname@example.org.”
This website lists resources provided by the ABA Commission on Lawyers Assistance Programs for coping with COVID-19, including stress and anxiety management as well as tips for transitioning to a remote work lifestyle.
This website is a resource geared for those in South Florida as they are experiencing rising COVID-19 cases. It has the latest curfews, closures, contact information and more, stating:
“The City of Miami Beach has revised its Emergency Order to incorporate Miami-Dade County's Emergency Order 15-20, which requires the immediate CLOSURE of all common use areas in all residential or commercial buildings, including pools, hot tubs, golf courses, tennis courts, basketball courts, fitness centers, gymnasiums, and other common use amenities.”
What Local Resources Help You Stay Informed?
Following your local and federal social distancing and quarantine orders helps reduce the spread of COVID-19 nationwide and in your local community.
We encourage you to share any local resources you’re using to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 by commenting below. For more tips on how you can protect yourself from COVID-19, click here. Please continue to stay safe and healthy.