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Press Releases and News Advisories

See the latest news on COVID-19 released by the Florida Department of Health.

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Governor's Actions and Emergency Orders

See Gov. DeSantis’ executive orders and emergency orders from the Florida Division of Emergency Management Orders and other executive agencies.

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Find testing locations in Florida that are free and open to the public and links to find out your results.

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Florida Department of Health's Emergency Orders

Date Emergency Order
June 18, 2021 Florida Department of Health Emergency Order (Extension)
May 17, 2021 Emergency Rule Adoption - 64DER21-8: Diseases or Conditions to be Reported
May 17, 2021 Emergency Rule Adoption - 64JER21-7: Paramedic and Emergency Medical Technician Administration of COVID-19 Vaccines
May 3, 2021 Executive Order - 21-101: Invalidating All Remaining Local Emergency Orders Based on the COVID-19 Emergency
May 3, 2021 Executive Order Number - 21-102: Suspending All Remaining Local Government Mandates and Restrictions Based on the COVID-19 State of Emergency
April 29, 2021 Public Health Advisory - Surgeon General Issues Public Health Advisory Rescinding Previously Issued Advisories, Expanding Vaccine Eligibility, and Encouraging the Resumption of In-Person Government Operations and Services Statewide
April 2, 2021 Executive Order - 21-81: Prohibiting COVID-19 Vaccine Passports
March 31, 2021 Florida Department of Health Emergency Order– DOH No. 20-001 (Extension)
March 26, 2021 Executive Order - 21-79: Amending Executive Order 20-315 - Vaccine Administration/Protecting Florida's Seniors
March 19, 2021 Executive Order - 21-67: Amending Executive Order 20-315 - Vaccine Administration/Protecting Florida's Seniors
March 17, 2021 Emergency Rule Adoption - 64DER21-5: Vaccine Redistribution Requirements
March 15, 2021 Emergency Rule Adoption - 64DER21-4: Vaccine Reporting Requirements
March 8, 2021 Executive Order 21-62 (Amending Executive Order 20-315 - Vaccine Administration/Protecting Florida’s Seniors)
March 2, 2021 Notice of Emergency Rule - 64DER21-3: Physician Determination of Extremely Vulnerable Persons of COVID-19 Vaccination
March 1, 2021 Executive Order - 21-47: Vaccine Administration/Protecting Florida's Seniors
February 19, 2021 Florida Department of Health - Renewal of Declaration of Public Health Emergency
February 18, 2021 Florida Department of State — Renewal of Adoption Emergency Rule 64DER21-2
February 16, 2021 Florida Department of State — Adoption Emergency Rule 64JER21-1
January 21, 2021 Florida Department of Health - Public Health Advisory - Prioritization of Floridians for COVID-19 Vaccinations Given in Florida
December 23, 2020 Executive Order - Prioritizing Vaccination for Individuals 65 and Older
December 23, 2020 Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency – DOH No. 20-015
December 22, 2020 Florida Department of Health – Renewal of Declaration of Public Health Emergency
December 17, 2020 Emergency Rule Adoption - 64DER20-44
December 14, 2020 Notice of Emergency Rule - 64DER20-43: Vaccine Reporting Requirements
October 23, 2020 Florida Department of Health – Renewal of Declaration of Public Health Emergency
October 1, 2020 Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency – DOH No. 20-014 re: Suspension of Statutes, Rules and Orders Made Necessary by COVID-19.
September 11, 2020 Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency – DOH No. 20-013 re: Suspension of Statutes, Rules And Orders, Made Necessary by COVID-19.
August 28, 2020 Florida Department of Health Renewal of Declaration of Public Health Emergency
August 14, 2020 Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency – DOH No. 20-012 re: Suspension of Statutes, Rules And Orders, Made Necessary by COVID-19.
July 21, 2020 Florida Department of Health - Public Health Advisory
June 30, 2020 Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency – DOH No. 20-011 re: Suspension of Statutes, Rules And Orders, Made Necessary by COVID-19.
June 22, 2020 Florida Department of Health - Public Health Advisory
May 31, 2020 Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency – DOH Emergency Order 20-010
May 30, 2020 Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency – DOH Emergency Order 20-009 (extending 20-001 and 20-002)
May 28, 2020 Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency – DOH No. 20-008 re: Suspension of Statutes, Rules And Orders, Made Necessary by COVID-19.
May 9, 2020 Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency – DOH No. 20-007 re: Extending 20-001 and 20-002
April 24, 2020 Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency – DOH No. 20-006 re: Extension of Suspension of Statutes, Rules, and Orders, Made Necessary by COVID-19
April 21, 2020 Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency – DOH No. 20-005 re: Extends all provisions of 20-003
April 15, 2020 Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency – DOH No. 20-004 re: Extends all provisions of 20-002
March 25, 2020 Public Health Advisory for COVID-19 as a result of Executive Order 20-83 re: Protective Measures For Vulnerable Populations, Gatherings Of Private Citizens And Density Of The Workforce
March 21, 2020 Suspension Of Statutes, Rules and DOH No. 20-003 Orders, Made Necessary by COVID-19
March 16, 2020 Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency - DOH No. 20-002
March 10, 2020 Florida Department of Health Emergency Order– DOH No. 20-001
March 1, 2020 Florida Department of Health Declaration of Public Health Emergency