COVID-19 Update #11
City of Fort Pierce
April 7, 2020, 3:30 PM
City of Fort Pierce officials continue to urge residents and visitors to abide by social distancing guidelines and preventative measures set forth by the CDC during this critical time: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html.
CITY OF FORT PIERCE PUBLIC HEARINGS
At this time, all formal City Commission Meetings are scheduled to take place; however, public hearings will not be held until the city’s local emergency declaration and the Governor’s Safer-at-Home Order have expired. The City of Fort Pierce values public input and wants to give the community the opportunity to attend the meetings in-person once the emergency order is lifted.
GOVERNOR’S STATEWIDE SAFER-AT-HOME EXECUTIVE ORDER
Answers to frequently asked questions about Governor DeSantis’ Executive Order 20-91 can be found at the following link: https://www.flgov.com/wp-content/uploads/covid19/Exec%20Order%2020-91%20FAQs.pdf
ST. LUCIE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
St. Lucie Public Schools Child Nutrition Services Department will continue to serve free meals to children in St. Lucie County from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The multi-day meal packages include breakfast and lunch. On Mondays and Wednesdays, the meal packages contain 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches. On Fridays, the meal package contains 1 breakfast and 1 lunch. Special Announcement: This week, meal service will be on Monday/Wednesday/Thursday due to the school holiday on Friday, April 10.
Locations: C.A. Moore, Forest Grove Middle School, Ft. Pierce Westwood Academy, Francis K. Sweet Elementary, Lakewood Park Elementary, St. Lucie Elementary, Weatherbee Elementary, Morningside Elementary,
Northport K8, Bayshore Elementary, Manatee K8, Oak Hammock K8, West Gate K8, Windmill Point Elementary.
STRONGER THAN COVID-19 SURVEY
Take the 2-minute survey at https://strongerthanc19.com/start to assist the Department of Health identify and predict trends of the COVID-19 virus.
TREASURE COAST FOOD BANK
The Treasure Coast Food Bank will be distributing emergency food to St. Lucie County residents through a drive-thru mobile pantry on Friday, 4/10 at Lawnwood Stadium. For details, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2789752184426124/
CITY FACILITY PUBLIC ACCESS
- City Hall – Closed to the public with appointment only access for Building Department.
- Sunrise Theatre – Closed to the public, including the box office.
- Police Department Main Station and Substation – Closed to the public.
- City Marina – Open to the public and practicing social distancing.
- Indian Hills Golf Course – Open to the public and practicing social distancing.
- Beaches – Closed.
- Parks - Open, with the exception of South Causeway and Jaycee Park.
- Boat Ramps – Open.
St. Lucie County Public Information:
Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Call Center:
St. Lucie Public Schools
211 Community Helpline
211 is a community helpline and crisis hotline that provides suicide prevention, crisis intervention, information, assessment, and referral to community services for people of all ages.
State of Florida Emergency Coordinating Officers
We are committed to keeping our residents safe and informed - all public notices will be provided on the city’s website, social media channels and Fort Pierce TV Channel 27. Residents may subscribe to receive updates through the “COVID-19 Information” alert center on the city’s website: www.cityoffortpierce.com. Archived updates are also available on the city’s website.