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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Information
The Town of Oakland moved to Phase 2 for reopening on Monday, June 15.
The Town of Oakland continues to monitor information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and county officials regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). On March 19, the Town Commission approved Declaration (Proclamation) of Emergency Resolution No. 2020-01 declaring a State of Emergency due to the threat of coronavirus disease (COVID-19.) Orange County has confirmed more than 39,000 cumulative cases of COVID-19 countywide and 187 total confirmed cases in Oakland. Find county-specific information on Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard.
Oakland Avenue Charter School has published a parent information guide and COVID-19 resources on its website.
Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings signed an Executive Order requiring every person working, living, visiting or doing business in Orange County to wear a facial covering consistent with CDC guidelines while in any public place. Mayor Demings consulted with other local municipal leaders as well as health care experts before making this decision. Orange County is requesting voluntary compliance to help keep all of the community safe. The Executive Order took effect on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at midnight and will stay in effect indefinitely. Visit Orange County’s web page to read the full Order.
Orange County’s $20 million COVID-19 Eviction Diversion Program is generating widespread support from the community. Over 1,300 landlords have submitted applications and nearly 1,500 tenants have also applied. Some qualifications and criteria of the program include:
- Tenants must be in imminent danger of being evicted or served an eviction notice
- This program does NOT apply to those with mortgages
- Landlords and tenants must both agree to participate in the program
- For more information, or to apply, visit ocfl.net/EvictionDiversion.