COVID-19 Update #21
City of Fort Pierce
July 1, 2020, 6:30 PM
BEACHES & BOAT RAMPS
In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, St. Lucie County will be closing all public beach accesses on North and South Hutchinson Island Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5. This closure includes all of the beach parking lots in the unincorporated area as well as the City Limits of Fort Pierce. Additionally, the Fort Pierce Inlet State Park and Avalon Beach will be closing for the holiday weekend. The City of Fort Pierce beaches and their associated parks including South Causeway Park and Jaycee Park will be closed from 7AM on Friday, July 3 until 7AM on Tuesday, July 7. All city and county boat ramps remain open.
The primary focus for the City of Fort Pierce is to provide a safe environment for all citizens. We are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely, and we are working with our community partners, such as the Florida Department of Health of St. Lucie County, to ensure that the most current information is being effectively communicated. Furthermore, we are following the guidelines of the CDC, and are strongly urging visitors of any city facility and our employees to wear a facemask and practice social distancing in order to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
CITY HALL ACCESS
City Hall is currently open to the public by appointment only. In addition, temperature checks will be implemented and mandated for all employees, visitors, contractors, and delivery personnel that attempt to enter City Hall.
CITY FACILITY PUBLIC ACCESS
• City Hall – Open by appointment only. Call (772) 467-3000.
• Police Department Main Station and Substation – Open by appointment only. Call (772) 467-6800.
• Sunrise Theatre – Open and practicing social distancing.
• 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 Parks 7/3-7/7.
• Boat Ramps – Open.
St. Lucie County Public Information:
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
Florida Community Health Centers / Fort Pierce
Cleveland Clinic Martin Health
Citizens may subscribe to receive email and text messaged updates through the “COVID-19 Information” alert center on the city’s website. Visit https://www.cityoffortpierce.com/856/COVID-19-Information for updated information and community resources regarding COVID-19.