What can you do and not do under the Governor's "Safer At Home" Executive Order?

To further combat the spread of COVID-19 in the City of Daytona Beach, Mayor Derrick Henry is encouraging all residents to adhere to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ "Safer At Home” Executive Order issued Wednesday, April 1, which directs all Florida residents to shelter at home and limit movements outside of their homes beyond essential needs through April 30.

You Can

  • Go to the grocery store, convenience or warehouse store
  • Go to the pharmacy to pick up medications and other healthcare necessities
  • Go to medical appointments (check with your doctor or provider first)
  • Go to a restaurant for take-out, delivery or drive-thru
  • Go for a run, take a walk, ride your bike, enjoy a hike, and be in nature for exercise – just keep at least six feet between yourself and others
  • Walk your pets and take them to the veterinarian if necessary
  • Care for or support a friend or family member
  • Help someone to get necessary supplies
  • Receive deliveries from any business which delivers

You Should Not

  • Go to work unless you are providing essential services as defined by the Governor’s order
  • Visit friends and family if there is no urgent need
  • Maintain less than six feet of distance from others when you go out
  • Visit loved ones in the hospital, nursing home, skilled nursing facility or other residential care facility, except for limited exceptions as provided on the facility’s website

What is the difference between “Safer At Home” and Social Distancing? 

Safer at home is a stricter form of social distancing.

Safer at home means:

  • Stay home (stay unexposed and do not expose others)
  • Only go out for essential services
  • Stay six feet or more away from others
  • Don’t gather in groups

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1. Are any City of Daytona Beach facilities closed?
2. Are city services being affected by the prevention measures for COVID-19?
3. Are the beaches open?
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5. How can I get more information about the Coronavirus?
6. Should I still come to Daytona Beach for a vacation I have planned?
7. What can you do and not do under the Governor's "Safer At Home" Executive Order?
8. What does the city emergency declaration entail?
9. What is the city's CARE (COVID-19 Assistance Recovery Effort) Program?
10. What resources are available for local businesses?
11. What were the Governor's guidelines issued March 17, 2020?
12. With the Florida Governor’s April 1 “Safer at Home” Executive Order, what businesses are considered essential and allowed to remain open for the next 30 days?