Covid-19 Update July 6 2020 includes Ft Pierce Update
Florida reaches another coronavirus milestone: cases now total more than 200-thousand after another 10-thousand new cases were reported yesterday. There were 29 additional fatalities and the statewide death toll is now 3731.
The head of the FDA is holding back on saying if it’s safe for Republicans to hold their national convention in Jacksonville. On CNN’s State of the Union, Dr. Stephen Hahn said we’ll have to see what the virus situation looks like not only Florida, but around the country.
Coronavirus is hitting the Miami Marlins. Team President Michael Hill said that four of the team’s 60-man player pool came back positive for COVID-19.
The NHL and NHL Players’ Association have agreed on protocols to resume the season but are still negotiating an extension of the collective bargaining agreement.
That agreement would have the Stanley Cup Finals in October, joining the NBA finals at that time. The NFL also hopes to be playing it’s season.
City of Fort Pierce
BEACHES & BOAT RAMPS
The City of Fort Pierce beaches and their associated parks including South Causeway Park and Jaycee Park will be closed from 7AM on Friday, July 3 until 7AM on Tuesday, July 7. All city and county boat ramps remain open.
The primary focus for the City of Fort Pierce is to provide a safe environment for all citizens. We are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely, and we are working with our community partners, such as the Florida Department of Health of St. Lucie County, to ensure that the most current information is being effectively communicated. Furthermore, we are following the guidelines of the CDC, and are strongly urging visitors of any city facility and our employees to wear a facemask and practice social distancing in order to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
CITY HALL ACCESS
City Hall is currently open to the public by appointment only. In addition, temperature checks will be implemented and mandated for all employees, visitors, contractors, and delivery personnel that attempt to enter City Hall.
CITY FACILITY PUBLIC ACCESS
- City Hall – Open by appointment only. Call (772) 467-3000.
- Police Department Main Station and Substation – Open by appointment only. Call (772) 467-6800.
- Sunrise Theatre – Open and practicing social distancing.
- City Marina – Open to the public and practicing social distancing.
- Indian Hills Golf Course – Open to the public and practicing social distancing.
- Beaches – Closed.
- Parks – Open with the exception of South Causeway and Jaycee Parks 7/3-7/7.
- Boat Ramps – Open.
St. Lucie County Public Information:
Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Call Center:
St. Lucie Public Schools
211 Community Helpline
211 is a community helpline and crisis hotline that provides suicide prevention, crisis intervention, information, assessment, and referral to community services for people of all ages.
State of Florida Emergency Coordinating Officers
Florida Community Health Centers / Fort Pierce
Cleveland Clinic Martin Health