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Town of Oakland Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resources
Updated: March 10, 2020
COVID-19 Update: Student field trips involving air travel suspended immediately
March 10, 2020 - All Central Florida school superintendents continue to carefully monitor the COVID-19 situation. Following a call with the Florida Commissioner of Education this morning and based on his strong recommendations, all student field trips involving air travel will be suspended immediately through the end of the current school year. District and school staff members will work with parents and travel companies on appropriate cancellation arrangements.
While we have been advised by experts that the risk to young people remains low, we encourage everyone to continue to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and to follow healthy habits. Hand washing with soap and water remains the best prevention.
The Town of Oakland is continuing to monitor information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health officials regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
If you have a fever, cough, and difficulty breathing, please seek medical care. Contact your health care provider by phone ahead of your visit and tell them about your recent travel and symptoms.
The Florida Department of Health’s Call Center is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 1 (866) 779-6121 or by emailing COVIDfirstname.lastname@example.org
The CDC reminds everyone to practice proper hygiene habits to help prevent the spread of this and other respiratory illnesses like the flu. We encourage community members to:
The Town and The Oakland Avenue Charter School will continue to follow CDC recommendations to prevent infection of respiratory viruses like the flu and COVID-19. If your child gets sick with flu-like or respiratory symptoms, in most cases, they should stay home except to get medical care. Please follow standard practices for communicating any absences to your child’s teacher.
For more information about COVID-19, visit the following official sources:
On March 9, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order Number 20-52 re: Emergency Management – COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
The Florida Department of Health is responding to COVID-19. In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware about the status of the virus, the Department is issuing regular updates as information becomes available. The Department will be sending this press release update every morning, seven days per week. Up-to-date information can be found here.
International Travel Advisory
The Florida Department of Health is advising all individuals who have traveled internationally to follow the new CDC guidelines, summarized below: