OTHER COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS
From the Governor's office:
All bars and nightclubs must close at 5:00 pm today. Restaurants have the following protocol: Restaurants must limited seating by 50%, parties seated at tables must be at least 6 feet apart, restaurants must screen all employees for COVID-19, encourage takeout and delivery services. If you have a bar in your restaurant you must serve food when serving alcohol.
As you have read elsewhere the first presumptive positive case of coronavirus in Brevard County has been identified by the Florida Department of Health.
Additional information on whether the virus was travel-related, as well as the gender and age of the person infected, is not immediately available.
A schedule Special Meeting of the Cocoa Beach City Commission will be held tonight at 6:00 pm. Please either watch it on TV (Spectrum channel 497) or online (go to City website www.cityofcocoabeach.com) click on Agendas and Meetings to watch. The meeting is to approve an Emergency Declaration (the nation, state, county, and other local cities have adopted declarations).
At the close of business today the 19th Hole and Pool will be closed until further notice.
All Special Events in the City have been cancelled or postponed until April 19, 2020.