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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Information
The Town of Oakland continues to monitor information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and county officials regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). On March 19, the Town Commission approved Declaration (Proclamation) of Emergency Resolution No. 2020-01 declaring a State of Emergency due to the threat of coronavirus disease (COVID-19.) Orange County has confirmed more than 99,000 cumulative cases of COVID-19 countywide and 412 total confirmed cases in Oakland. Find county-specific information on Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard.
Oakland Avenue Charter School has published a parent information guide and COVID-19 resources on its website.
Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings signed an Executive Order requiring every person working, living, visiting or doing business in Orange County to wear a facial covering consistent with CDC guidelines while in any public place. Mayor Demings consulted with other local municipal leaders as well as health care experts before making this decision. Orange County is requesting voluntary compliance to help keep all of the community safe. The Executive Order took effect on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at midnight and will stay in effect indefinitely. Visit Orange County’s web page to read the full Order.
Executive Order 2020-15
Executive Order 2020-51 can be found at www.ocfl.net/ExecutiveOrders. It relates to penalties to businesses that do not follow CDC safety guidelines to prevent against the spread of COVID-19.
The Florida Department of Health in Orange County’s online vaccine portal for appointments has currently closed at the Orange County Convention Center to qualifying residents 65+. However, residents are encouraged to pre-register in advance on the website portal to prepare to book an appointment. The appointment portal will open again soon.
Proof of residency is required for residents. Please bring your Florida ID, driver’s license or utility bill to demonstrate that you live in the State of Florida. For more information, review the Florida Department of Health’s Public Health Advisory.
For registration questions or help, contact 844-770-8548 or e-mail COVID19Support@cdrmaguire.com.
COVID-19 TESTING EXTENDED
Testing has been extended through the end of February at the Orange County Health Services free testing site at Barnett Park. The site will remain open seven days per week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Feb. 28, 2021.
Visit ocfl.net/testing for details and click on #1 on the testing map.