UPDATED APRIL 1, 2020:
Governor Ron DeSantis has issued Executive Order Number 20-91, issuing a "stay at home" order for the state of Florida. Beginning 12:01 AM on Friday, April 3rd, all Florida residents are to limit travel outside of their homes unless for an essential service. The full Executive Order can be reviewed on Governonr DeSantis' webiste.
The City of San Antonio aims to keep residents informed on the status of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state of Florida. Through communications with state and county agencies, we will be providing up to date information and resources for our community to review.
On March 17th, the City Commission declared a State of Emergency for the city of San Antonio. This will allow the commission to more readily take action necessary to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the community. The State of Emergency will continue to be extended as we receive more information.
Pasco County is providing information to residents on regarding education and public safety during this time. Please visit the sites below to keep up to date on county operations.
For any concerns regarding the virus, or helpful resources on keeping yourself and family safe and healthy, please visit the sites below.
The Florida Department of Health recommends the below preventative actions to help stop the spread of disease:
Avoiding close contact with people who are sick;
Staying home when you are sick and avoiding contact with persons in poor health;
Avoiding touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands;
Covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then disposing of the tissue;
Washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing;
If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty; and
Cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.