• Reopening Guidance

    • Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Phase Two of Reopening Florida

      See Pages 37 - 47
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    • Governor DeSantis’s Full Phase 1: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida’s Recovery, executive order 20-113:  https://www.flgov.com/wp-content/uploads/orders/2020/EO_20-123.pdf
      • Restaurants may offer outdoor seating with six foot space between tables and indoor seating at 50% capacity.
      • Retail can operate at 50% of indoor capacity.
      • Gyms and Fitness Centers may operate at 50% capacity.
      • Museums and libraries may operate at 50% capacity.
      • Bars remain closed.
      • Barbershops, cosmetology salons, and cosmetology specialty salons that adopt appropriate social distancing and precautionary measures as outlined by the DBPR may open May 11.
      • Vacation rentals- County may seek approval and submit safety plan (Santa Rosa County/Navarre Beach plan approved May 14).
      • Amusement parks- may submit reopening plan with endorsement from county.
      • Schools remain distance learning.
      • Visits to senior living facilities are prohibited.
      • Elective surgeries can resume.
      • Vulnerable individuals should avoid close contact with people outside the home.
      • All individuals, when in public, should maximize physical distance from others.
      • Avoid socializing in groups of more than 10 people in circumstances that do not readily allow for physical distancing.
      • Face masks are recommended for all those in face-to-face interactions and where you can’t social distance.
    • Vacation Rentals: Effective immediately (May 14, 2020), Vacation Rentals are permitted to open pursuant to the County’s Safety Plan. Click here to view Santa Rosa County/Navarre Beach’s Revised Vacation Rental Opening Plan.
    • Best Practices for Re-Opening Retail Food Establishments: View the US Food and Drug Administration’s Best Practices for Reopening Food Establishments https://www.fda.gov/food/food-safety-during-emergencies/best-practices-re-opening-retail-food-establishments-during-covid-19-pandemic This includes checklists, signs and Q&As.
    • Communications Resources: The CDC offers a toolkit of communications tools including print resources, images, resources for travelers https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/communication/index.html
     

    Beaches and Recreation:

    • Vacation Rentals: Effective immediately (May 14, 2020), Vacation Rentals are permitted to open pursuant to the County’s Safety Plan. Click here to view Santa Rosa County/Navarre Beach's Revised Vacation Rental Opening Plan. 
    • Visiting Parks and Recreational Facilities: Click here for CDC guidance for protecting yourself and others while visiting parks and rec facilities.
    • Public Pools, Hot Tubs and Water Playgrounds: Click here for guidance on what local governments, apartments, hotels and condos can do to maintain healthy operations at aquatic venues.

    Community Resources:

    • CARES ACT: Click here for the Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act and Q&A.
    • Veterans: Click here for COVID-19 resources for Veterans.
    • Cleaning your Home: CDC offers guidance on how to clean and disinfect a variety of surfaces including soft surfaces, electronics and more. Click here for more information.