Executive Order 20-51

  • State Health Officer and Surgeon General was directed to
    • Declare a Public Health Emergency
    • Authorized to take any action necessary to protect public health
    • Follow CDC guidelines in establishing protocols to control the spread of COVID-19
    • Follow CDC guidelines to educate public on prevention 
  • Florida Department of Health designated as lead agency
  • Anyone defined as a Person Under Investigation (PUI) by the CDC for COVID-19 will (at minimum) be actively monitored for at least 14 days or a negative test
    • Risk assessment within 24 hours of learning that individual meets criteria for PUI
    • Twice-daily temperature checks
    • Isolated or quarantined for at least 14 days or a negative test

Read Executive Order 20-51